Flag Beach Windsurf & Kitesurf Centre Fuerteventura
Flag Beach Windsurf Centre offers good cross-shore (from the left) conditions from March/April through to August/September. It is generally wavier for the first couple of months with the remains of the winter swells, however from May onwards the waves disappear and flat slalom conditions prevail.
Although the winter months statistically have less windy days ...
The wild west of surfing, closer to Africa than Europe and with a bathymetry similar to Hawaii. The Canary Islands' breaks are famed for being shallow, heavy and hollow over urchin covered reefs. However more relaxed beach breaks do exist. By the time open ocean swell reaches the islands the winds which produced them have long died away offering the possibility of clean, long period swells. Unfortunately the islands are also plagued by north-easterly trade winds which can easily blow out the dominant north-westerly swells. Surfing arrived relatively recently to this archipelago and only really took off the the 1990s. Despite having a reputation for localism it is possible to find quiet waves, especially if you explore a bit and show respect. <a href="http://surfersmap.es"><img style="float: right; border: none" src="http://images.magicseaweed.com/promo/fuerteMap.jpg"></a>
Kitesurfing and Windsurfing
Offering a range of services such as equipment hire, lessons and places to buy everything you might need to go kitesurfing or windsurfing, including boards, kites foils, booms, harnesses and helmets.