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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Watamu Beach, Malindi, Coast Province Kenya
Not only is there great reliable winds most through the year, Watamu boasts uncrowded kitesurfing space making it a worthwhile experience for both the novice and the expert.
The spot offers 300 days of good wind a year with constant cross-shore winds. Best time to go kite surfing here is from January through to May and July through to September with winds howling between 16-25 knots.
June, July and August have the strongest winds giving the advanced practitioner an opportunity to explore the reef with swells between 2-3 m/6-9 ft. Warm water throughout the year allows for marvelous wave riding and no need for wet suits, just don’t forget your sunscreen cream due to the heat.