Windsurfing has been a popular sport in Harrison Lake for decades. The Harrison Windsports Society is a wonderful group of windsurfing enthusiasts that maintains a small beach area at the breakwater on the south west side of the Harrison Village – commonly referred to as Breakwater Beach. They have produced a short guide on how to get the best windsurfing experience in Harrison Lake. Here’s their best advice:
How Can I Catch The Best Winds?
Harrison Lake’s winds blow from the south on most sunny summer days at around 15-25 mph. The best winds occur during May through August. Check your local weather forecast or weather website for wind speeds. In general, winds are calm in the morning, with the wind beginning to blow in the early afternoon and lasting to early evening. (more…)