Baie de Sakalava kite spot in

Africa kitesurf spot in Madagascar

Baie de Sakalava, or more commonly, Sakalava beach, is a marvelous sandy beach in the country of Madagascar. Located far north of this island country, this place sits perfectly to face the vast Indian Ocean to its East. The sandy shores of this beach run over a mile long. The stretch of green mangroves and the blue lagoon enhances the beauty of this place. Sakalava beach offers a bunch of fantastic beach sports, which include windsurfing, snorkeling, stand-up paddling, kajak, and even fishing.

Off Season

  1. Jan
  2. Feb
  3. Mar
  4. Dec

Early Season

  1. Apr

Peak Season

  1. May
  2. Jun
  3. Jul
  4. Aug
  5. Sep
  6. Oct

Late Season

  1. Nov

Sakalava beach is a kite surfer's delight because of the ideal wind and water conditions. Also, there are two spots on this beach from where you can kitesurf. Both of these spots welcome all levels of kiteboarders from all around the world. If safety is bothering you, don't worry. Sakalava beach has medical and rescue services. With kitesurfing schools and repair centers, this beach has tons to offer. The only negative about this beach is its far away parking area.

Kitesurfing wind conditions in Baie de Sakalava 

Baie de Sakalava's weather is perfect for kitesurfing. The gusty winds blowing all day long make it effortless to kiteboard. Here, the wind blows laterally, and its speed never drops below 15 knots throughout the year. But during the peak season, i.e., from early April right till October, the wind speed drastically rises and stays around 20 - 40 knots. The temperature revolves around 25 to 35 degrees Celsius. Most importantly, the water temperature stays about 27 degrees Celsius, which makes surfing enjoyable. However, November is your end of the peak season. Around this time, the wind speed would drop to 15 - 20 kno...

Wind Forecast for Baie de Sakalava

Wind Stats for Baie de Sakalava

Kite conditions

  • water condition

    choppy, flat, medium

  • starting area

    sandy beach

  • wind

    gusty, passat

  • wind daytime

    all day

  • ride type

    freeride, freestyle, hydrofoil, wakestyle, wave

  • skill level

    beginner, intermediate, advanced, professional

  • body wear

    board shorts, short neo

At the spot

  • has shower


  • has toilet