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Getting There

Directions:
The spots are at each end of Poste Lafayette. The most Northerly one being the best to launch from with on to side-on winds.

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Mauritius - East Coast

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Kitespot Description

Wind Direction:E, ESE, S

Best Months
May - Oct

Conditions
Since the prevailing winds are from the South-East or East, kiting conditions are best when the announced prevailing winds are at least of 15 Knots (28 Km/hr.) This occurs mainly during the austral winter season (from June to mid November,) where the cycle is generally 4 days of good wind, 2 days average and 1 day without. The East & South-East coasts count some excellent spots mainly during winter; the wind being "side / on shore" it is far less gusty along the East coast than elsewhere and will suit riders of all levels. Wind on the East coast is suitable mainly:
Kitespots
Poste Lafayette

The spots are at each end of Poste Lafayette. The most Northerly one being the best to launch from with on to side-on winds.
Level: For Beginners to Expert Riders Suitable Wind Directions: East to South West The Pros: Plenty of space on the beach and in the lagoon The Cons:Beach to launch is small, To be avoided on Sundays.
Belle Mare

Level: For Beginners to Expert Riders Suitable Wind Directions: East to South, South-East The Pros: Beautiful lagoon, Plenty of Space. The Cons: To be avoided during weekends
Palmar

Level: For Beginners to Expert Riders Suitable Wind Directions: North East to South, South-East.
The Pros: Very Flat surface and no boat traffic as the lagoon "closes" upwind.
The Cons: To be avoided during weekends
Ile aux Cerfs

Level: For Intermediary to Expert Riders Suitable Wind Directions: East to South, South-East The Pros: Beautiful lagoon; one of the nicest spots to ride, with the super-flat "Joyride" near the reefs, (Requiring a lot of up-wind to reach.) The Cons: Accessible by boat only.
Pointe D'Esny

Level: For Intermediary to Expert Riders Suitable Wind Directions: East to South The Pros: Excellent and beautiful lagoon to ride. Several downwind destinations such as Ilot Flamand and Ile aux Cerfs several kilometres downwind... The Cons: Onshore Winds + Trees. Can be accessed only by foot via Blue Bay (unless beach accommodation is rented on the spot.) With the increasing amount of riders, and the potential danger they represent, the property owners are getting somehow unfriendly to kitesurfers.

Annual Wind Conditions

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Condition
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