kite season SL

Kitesurfing season in Sri Lanka

Do you want to know when is the kitesurfing season in Sri Lanka? Then you are in the right place!

The wind in Kalpitiya is super constant with an average of 20 knots and reaching up to 30. The best wind months for kitesurfing are between May and September. From December to March there is usually wind in the afternoon with the thermals with winds of 15 to 20 knots and it is a good time to see dolphins. The temperature of the water and the air is between 26 and 28 degrees, ideal for sailing in a swimsuit without neoprene.

Sri Lanka Kalpitiya is possibly one of the best new spots in Asia. It offers very constant winds in the windy season, with flat water in the lagoon that will delight the most freestyle geeks, as well as those who want to learn or improve their level quickly. The spot has a simple but comfortable accommodation infrastructure and luckily it does not have large hotel complexes, which gives it special magic, for those who seek tranquillity in nature, combined with tremendously friendly and welcoming local people. Who is Kalpitiya for? Kalitiya is a spot for many types of kiters or travellers, we highly recommend it for:​Solo travellers, either boys or girls. Families with children with some travel experience, from 10-12 years old and up. Groups of friends. Mixed couples, one sail and the other don’t. Kite level learning, initiation, intermediate and of course advanced. For those looking for flat water in the lagoon and waves in the wave spot. The wind in Kalpitiya Kalpitiya has 2 wind seasons, the first is from May to October, when the wind blows almost 24 hours a day, between 20 and 30 knots. Then there is the season that goes from mid-December to February when it blows between 15 and 20 knots. The wind throughout the year will be between 25-29ºC, so the cold will not be a problem. Weather in Kalpitiya The weather in Sri Lanka will not be a problem during the windy season, as you will enjoy a very mild and pleasant temperature during the day and at night, between 25-30ºC throughout the year, so no warm clothes or wetsuits for the water. We only recommend lycra, so that the sun doesn’t take its toll on you.