Les Iles de la Madelaine

 
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les Iles de la Madelaine
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This unique archipelago, located in the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, is one of the best places to kitesurf and windsurf that I have ever been to. Thee are lots of things to do for kiters and non-kiters as well.

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Getting there

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Nearest airport:
Cap-aux-Meules
Nearest big city:
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Nearest town:
Cap-aux-Meules
Trip from town:
short
Access:
immediate
Directions:

Most people drive to Prince Edward Island and then take the fery from Souris to Cap-aux-Meules.


Kite beach:

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Level required:
all
Best style:
bump & jump
Watersports:
kitesurf
windsurf
surf
sailing
wakeboard
Spot type:
beach
Shore:
soft sand
Bottom:
sandy
Crowd:
average
Hazards:
strong currents
Facilities:
school
launch area
toilets
shop
camps
parking
Beach rules:

The windsurfers have been coming here for 30 years. Give them room and stay out of their area. Everybody gets along because everyone is courteous toward one another and no bad attitudes have started.

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Wind conditions

Dominant winds:
N
S
SW
W
NW
Respect to shore:
onshore
side-onshore
sideshore
side-offshore
offshore
Best direction:
Wind strenght [Bf]:
3-4
4-5
5-6
Blowing at:
morning
afternoon
evening
night
Best season:
[70% >= 4bf]
› August
› September
Medium season:
[45-70% >= 4bf]
Wind details:

it's possible to ride in every wind direction. the thermal in the lagoon can be 5-10 kts more than at the beach.


On the water

Water quality:
clean
Best tide:
no dependency
Waves:
waves (max 2m)
Consistency:
sometimes (21-60 days/yr)
Water details:
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When is flat

Day activities:

nice site seeing, shops, restaurants, french culture, nature trips, on and off-road biking, for more info see the web site: http://www.tourismeilesdelamadeleine.com/magdalen-islands/index_ang.cfm

Night scene:
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