Wind Surfing in El Ejido, Almeria, Andalusia Spain

Wave size:
1 m/3 ft
Max wind:
5 Bft
El Ejido is a municipality of Almeria province, in the autonomous community of west Andalusia. It lies between the mountain range of Sierra de Gador and the Mediterranean Sea. Neighboring municipalities are Dalias and Vicar, Berja and Roquetas de Mar.

El Ejido offers a Mediterranean climate, with mild winters (12°C/53.60°F) and hot summers (28°C/82.40°F). Rainfall is low with wettest months being December and January. Water temperatures ranging from 22 to 23°C/71.60 to 73.40°F during summer and 15°C/59°F during winter. Wave size is about 1 m/3 ft maximum and swell direction is west, southwest and east. Wind strength is about 3 – 5 Bft and its direction is west, west-south-west and east, east-north-east.

"Windsurfing Spain"

The excellent conditions make it a great spot for windsurfing and also ideal to try new tricks. Slalom competitions are also organized every year in El Ejido. Almerimar bay is the most famous windsurf spot in the Iberian Peninsula where famous windsurfers train. Other places to windsurf is Balerma and Guarias Viejas.