Safety First.

Checking wind and weather forecasts in advance, and assessing them on arrival at your location, will increase both your enjoyment and your safety.

Good wind is a prerequisite for Kitesurfing and depending on your level of experience and whether you SUP waves or the flat – tides, swell and wind all need to be considered.

Here’s some of the best web-based weather forecast charts for our local area:


The charts explained

What am I looking at?

Charts that measure wind, temperature and wave height.

What the colour means:

wind-alert-color-bar

Very high wind  >>>>>>>>>>>>>  Moderate wind  >>>>>>>>>>>>>  Low wind

What are the best conditions to go Kitesurfing at Cotton Tree?

High wind greater than 15 knots with a direction of NNE, NE, ENE, E ESE, SE, SSE.
Low to high tide, 2-3ft size

What are the best conditions to go SUP boarding at Cotton Tree?

Beginner level: low wind less than 15 knots with a direction of SE, ESE



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