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Surf, windsurf, kitesurf – Skåne has it all

Skåne’s windy coastline and shallow beaches mean surf’s up on most days of the year. While any time is prime time to hit the waves, experts will love the windy conditions on autumn days. 

Everyone knows that the best surfer is the one having the most fun, so come and join them! Surf some of the excellent spots below and check out the wind conditions on this website. 

Kitesurfing outside Angelholm
© Mickael Tannus
The winds are great for kitesurfing in northwest Skåne.

Skälderviken and Mölle 

This area of northwest Skåne offers high waves and superb surfing. The waves hit hard against the rock walls, turning the whole area into a clean surfing paradise on windy days, even in the middle of summer.  The area attracts surfers from all over northern Europe and beyond. When you’re not surfing you can climb the stunning cliffs of Kullaberg.

Surfing in Molle 2
© Joachim Persson
Surfing outside Mölle, northwest Skåne.

Höllviken 

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Höllviken on the southern peninsula is renowned for its long, white sandy beaches and strong winds, making it popular for kite and board surfers. With the sea on both sides it offers excellent opportunities for water sports including sailing and kayaking. Fancy a break from surfing? Play golf at one of the three superb courses nearby or check out the Foteviken Viking Village that’s just a stone’s throw away.  

Kåseberga 

This charming fishing village in southeast Skåne is home to both surfers and paragliders. With fairly constant southerly winds of more than 10 m/s, it’s ideal for both beginners and more experienced surfers with its waves that break over the sand bottom. Once you’ve surfed through the water, why not fly over it? Kåseberga is one of Scandinavia's most desirable locations for paragliding, visited annually by pilots from all over Europe.

Kitesurfing Klagshamn

Klagshamn

Some people call Klagshamn Sweden's premier freestyle surfing spot where you can savour the best of the eastern winds. It’s used by surfers, wind surfers and kite surfers, being divided into different zones. The local surfing club offers lessons in windsurfing. 

Kite surfing Habo Ljung
Kitesurfing in Habo Ljung.

Lomma Beach 

Lomma is just north-west of Malmö and is popular for both wind and kite surfers. It’s home to Sweden’s largest windsurfing club, Lomma Windsurfing Club, that offers beginners’ courses, sailing for experts, and in-company events for team building. 

Lomma Beach house is an activity centre offering all sorts of activities, including Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Kitesurfing, Stand Up Paddle Yoga, and yoga on the beach. 

Vik 

Vik is situated at the east coast between Kivik and Simrishamn. It is a charming village offers some great surfing when the weather is favourable. The coast consists of sandstone hills with many basins. Look out for the rare salamanders and toads while you’re surfing. Before you surf, check the weather on this website.

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