Wind Surfing in South Beach, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

Lake length:
1.9 mi/2.5 km
Dominant wind:
southeast, west-southwest
Average air temperature:
Average wind speed:
4 knots/7.5 kph
Düsseldorf is the center of the Rhine – Ruhr metropolitan region and the capital city of the German state of North Rhine – Westphalia. It is known for its fine arts, its relatively large Japanese community and its pioneering influence on experimental – electronic music. Nonetheless, Düsseldorf is also famous for its extreme sports activities, being performed in the wider area.

At just 20 minutes from downtown of Düsseldorf, at the South Beach of the Unterbracher South Lake, this is the perfect spot for Wind Surfing. The beach is fun, sandy and offers a cozy sun terrace which will make you forget that you are in the outskirts of the city. The lake is 2.5 km / 1.9 mi long with excellent water quality.

Dominant wind at the site is coming from the southeast and west-southwest. Average wind speed is at about 4 knots (7.5 kph), while average air temperature is in winter/fall at 4°C/39.2°F and in spring/summer at 17°C/62.6°F. The beach is very crowded especially in summer months with many swimmers and wind surfers as well as other sea sports enthusiasts.

On the beach and around, you find shops and surfing schools to help you out if you are a novice. There is nothing better to do in a hot summer day or any other day of the year than visiting South Beach! Come and enjoy the water and the sun!