Punta Trettu, in the South of Sardinia, is a famous Kite Spot, perfect for Kitesurfing because the flat water, the stallow water and the steady wind that are blowing in this Kite Paradise. Let’s see see which are the wind statistics and how to check the wind and weather forecast in this great Kite Spot of Sardinia.
Wind Statistics in Punta Trettu, Sardinia
In Punta Trettu, the wind blows constantly for a high percentage of days during the year with a steady wind, almost always never gusty, whatever direction it blows from.
The best winds in Punta Trettu are:
- The Mistral, wind blowing from North-west that predominates during April to September.
- The Scirocco, wind blowing from South-East , that is useful when blowing strongly. It pass the channel of Sant’Antioco and enters clear into the bay of Punta Trettu.
Regarding the other winds we can say that:
- The Levante, blowing from East, works well in Punta Trettu if it is strong. Punta Trettu, Poetto beach (Cagliari) and Chia are perhaps the only kite spots of south Sardinia where Levante works well for kitesurfing.
- The Ponente, blowing from West, and the Libeccio, blowing from south West, work well only if they are strong.
Weather forecast and Wind forecast in Punta Trettu, Sardinia
Now, for sure, you are wondering where you can check the weather and wind forecasts for the kite spot of Punta Trettu in Sardinia. Here below you can find the best weather and wind forecasts websites.
Anyway, you should keep in mind that often, especially with the wind of Mistral, thanks to the local thermal winds, not predicted by the weather forecasts, the wind can be even between 5 and 10 knots stronger than what is expected by Windguru and Windfinder forecasts. In fact, the models of wind and weather forecasts have approximatly 50 km of resolution, so for this reason they can’t predict the real wind conditions in a spot. In a weather forecast website / model you can see the forecast “in a spot” but the real wind and weather conditions can be determined by local effects (not forecasted / predicted by the model). Those local effects (e.g. thermal winds) are determined by many factors and, usually, just the local people know how are working.
So, our suggestion is to refer to the local kiteschools in order don’t miss any day of Kitesurfing.
Keeping in mind what it has been claiified before, to check the weather forecast in Punta Trettu, you can have a look at the following Weather forecast services:
In addition, if you like to have a look in real time at the kite spot of Punta Trettu, you can use the Punta Trettu Live Webcam.