The Surfing in Rote is Worldclass, but other watersports such as Kitesurfing, Windsurfing and recently wingfoiling are great at the beaches in Rote
wind, waves and warm water
Wind and Waves
Between April and November the tradewinds are very present in Rote. Creating perfect smooth waves for surfing at T-Land Nemberala, but it’s also the pefect area if you want to utulise the wind for other sports. There are several different spots for windsurfing and kitesurfing in the Nemberala area. Bring Small sails or kites though, the wind is regularly between 18 and 30 knots.
Work in progress
wingfoiling Rote, Indonesia
Jason Polakow visited a few years ago and defined windsurfing perfection by going out at T-Land and found tricky wind, but perfect waves. T-land is for expert windsurfers only, and generally not windsurf friendly, the surfers can still enjoy the clean waves even with 30+ knots of wind.
There are other spots in the area where you are not interfering with the surfers though
Because of the offshore winds at Nemberala, it ccreates pretty flat water. Bring your own wingfoiling gear, get out with a boat and learn to wingfoil.