The farther north you travel in the Red Sea, the better the windsurfing
The Gulf of Suez is a wind tunnel that funnels strong breezes into the
northern Red Sea. You have persistent northerly winds that make for great
windsurfing. Because of the favorable wind direction, novices don't need to
worry about getting blown out to sea. The Egyptian coastline also has an
abundance of protected bays so there's plenty of gusto without having to
struggle with large seas.
In the afternoon there are steady twenty to twenty-five knot winds ready to
blow your mind. Put the sailboard in the water and sail into the
If you look at the mountains in the distance, you can see why the wind comes
roaring down the Red Sea. The mountains on both sides of the Gulf of
Suez create a wind tunnel that pumps powerful breezes down the coast almost
When the wind blows at twenty knots, there are smiles all around.