Popular Kite Spot Diani Beach

Diani Beach

Ukunda • Kenya Kenya
239
windy days
/ year
Water type
sea
Beach type
sand
Crowd
Rider level
all
Tide dependent
yes

Best in mid to high tide.

Waves
none, choppy, small, medium

Overview

Wide white sandy beach with warm water (never below 22 ºC) consistent wind and beautiful clear water. Kitesurfing all year round with two main seasons May – September & December – January.

Dangers

Coral reef

It is your responsability to check whether kitesurfing is allowed at the spot; you might need a 'special permit' or membership from a local kite organization, etc. Local rules can change. Respect others - kiters or not; kite safely and enjoy the wind!

Facilities

  • School
  • Gear rental
  • Repair
  • Kiteshop
  • Restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Bar
  • Supermarket
  • Accommodation

Wind Stats

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • great
  • ok
  • ok
  • ok
  • great
  • awesome
  • awesome
  • great
  • great
  • ok
  • ok
  • ok
  • Windy days*:
  • 22
  • 17
  • 12
  • 15
  • 26
  • 29
  • 30
  • 27
  • 24
  • 17
  • 9
  • 11
  • Wind Direction:
  • wind 45º
  • wind 90º
  • wind 90º
  • wind 90º
  • wind 270º
  • wind 225º
  • wind 90º
  • wind 90º
  • wind 90º
  • wind 90º
  • wind 90º
  • wind 45º
  • Av. Wind Speed (knts):
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6
  • 10
  • 12
  • 13
  • 13
  • 12
  • 11
  • 9
  • 6
  • 6
  • Kite Season:
  • med
  • med
  • low
  • med
  • high
  • high
  • high
  • high
  • high
  • med
  • low
  • med
  • Av. Temperature:
  • 28
  • 28
  • 28
  • 27
  • 25
  • 24
  • 23
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27

* with min. 4 bft (12 knt) wind, without thermal wind stats

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