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 Galu Beach

Kenya

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 4° 21.064' S
Longitude: 39° 33.852' E

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 Access

Distance to a city In the city

Access time Instant access (< 5min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

Public access? Public access

Special access No access issues

 Kite Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Galu Kinondo beach

Spot quality Great

Experience Everyone

Type Lagoon

Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf, Good for WindSurf

Style Wave, Freestyle, Freeride, Long distance

Day timing  

Dangers  

Week crowd Few surfers

Week-end crowd Few surfers

Environment

Water quality Crystal-clear

Current Low ( < 1 knot)

Bottom Sandy, Reef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

Tide Best at low tide, No tide dependency

Amenities

Hotel, School, Rescue, Showers

Local wind

Type Thermal wind

Force Medium (16 - 25 knots)

Main dir. NorthEast

Best dir. NorthEast

Best dir. relative Side-onshore

Period From December to March

More infos 

English (Translate this text in English): Trade winds; northeast monsoon(dec-mar)and southeast monsoon(june-sept). always cross-on.
average strength is 18knots. average kite used for average sized person 12m.

Trade winds; northeast monsoon(dec-mar)and southeast monsoon(june-sept). always cross-on.
average strength is 18knots. average kite used for average sized person 12m.

English (Translate this text in English): Trade winds; northeast monsoon(dec-mar)and southeast monsoon(june-sept). always cross-on.
average strength is 18knots. average kite used for average sized person 12m.

English (Translate this text in English): Trade winds; northeast monsoon(dec-mar)and southeast monsoon(june-sept). always cross-on.
average strength is 18knots. average kite used for average sized person 12m.

English (Translate this text in English): Trade winds; northeast monsoon(dec-mar)and southeast monsoon(june-sept). always cross-on.
average strength is 18knots. average kite used for average sized person 12m.

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): flat water and waves. good reef break.
great for downwinders, beach is 20km long and access points frequently.
kitevillage on the beach, has rooms, food and drinks plus kite storage and showers.
seasonal spot; see wind description
paradise!

flat water and waves. good reef break.
great for downwinders, beach is 20km long and access points frequently.
kitevillage on the beach, has rooms, food and drinks plus kite storage and showers.
seasonal spot; see wind description
paradise!

English (Translate this text in English): flat water and waves. good reef break.
great for downwinders, beach is 20km long and access points frequently.
kitevillage on the beach, has rooms, food and drinks plus kite storage and showers.
seasonal spot; see wind description
paradise!

English (Translate this text in English): flat water and waves. good reef break.
great for downwinders, beach is 20km long and access points frequently.
kitevillage on the beach, has rooms, food and drinks plus kite storage and showers.
seasonal spot; see wind description
paradise!

English (Translate this text in English): flat water and waves. good reef break.
great for downwinders, beach is 20km long and access points frequently.
kitevillage on the beach, has rooms, food and drinks plus kite storage and showers.
seasonal spot; see wind description
paradise!

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