Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Außenalster Lake, Hamburg, Hamburg Germany

Best wind direction:
Average wind speed:
9 knots/16.5 kph
Average air temperature:
7-15°C /44.6-59°F
Hamburg (Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg) is the second largest city in Germany, the thirteenth largest German state and the sixth largest city in the European Union. It is situated on the river Elbe while its port is the second largest port in Europe and tenth worldwide. Hamburg is known for its big sporting activity among others.

Sea sports become very popular in the wider Hamburg area. Especially in Außenalster, you find a lot of water sports activity. One sport that is very popular on the spot is kite-boarding. The lake is huge and there are many options for developing high kite speed and showing off your amazing tricks. The conditions in Außenalster are ideal for kite-boarding.

Average wind speed is at 9 knots (about 16.5 kph) and the best wind directions are west-northwest and west-southwest. The average air temperature in winter/fall months is at 7°C /44.6°F and in spring/summer at 15°C /59°F. Space is so vast so that you may come along other kite-boarders, many boats or other motorized water crafts and even kayakers or many other water enthusiasts.

Around the lake and in several spots, you find coffee shops and restaurants as well as lovely beaches. There are many places where you can rent your equipment, if you don’t own one already and schools whose experienced staff will help you by teaching you everything you need to know. Enjoy the best water sports in the middle of Germany!