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Kalpitiya Small Lagoon

Flat Spot

Water: Dark - Muddy

Beach: Sand

Level: beginner

Description of Kalpitiya Small Lagoon (Sri Lanka)


This small lagoon with very good conditions of flat water. There are two main seasons in Kalpitiya the summer (May to September) hot and with strong winds and the winter one from December to February with more gentle winds. This lagoon is best suited for the winter season but often is rideable also in summer. Less crowded than the main lagoon, it is a great spot for beginers.


For further info you can read the related blogpost:

Go Kiting in Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka: Top Exotic Kitesurfing Destination

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Spot characteristics


Spot Type

Flat

Rider Skill

beginner

Crowd.

Seasonal Crowd

Beach Type

Sand

Water Quality

Dark - Muddy

Tide Influence

Tide independent


Suggested Equipment

Lycra


Dangers

Fishermen use the lagoon to come and go fishing from the village. Some sharp shell, using shoes could be a good idea





Location


Map

spot map

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How to get There

Drive north from Colombo. In Palaviya turn for Kalpitya peninsula. Before reaching Kalpitia you have to turn towards Kandakuli to reach the beach area.


Access

Access to the spot can be found along the beach




Wind Conditions


Wind Range

From 12 to 27 Knots


% of Windy days per month



Main wind directions




Forecast on windy.com


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