Continent
North America
Country
Florida (USA)
Next Big City
Tampa
Next Town
Tampa
 
Type:
Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Flat to choppy water. Broken glass in some places, wear booties! Definitely kiteable on offshore wind with flat water, need to wrap up lines and water launch.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Shells, Road, Other
Beach Users:
No information

Wide sandy beach, but: aside from the parking lot and highway here, one must use caution to avoid destroying their kite on the many obstacles here. Pieces of broken glass can be found in the sand as well. You won't find people riding this spot very often.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorty, Normal

Floridian weather. Summer hot and winter nice and warm. Shorty or wetsuit needed during winter northerlies.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
E, W
Main Direction:
No information

Out of the SE or SW giving you a sideonshore wind direction. Out of the West or East is more ideal, giving a sideshore wind direction.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Tampa take I-275 South to the Clearwater/Tampa Airport exit. Follow signs pointing to Clearwater. They will direct you to the causeway. Once on the causeway, Ben T. Davis Beach will be on the left/south side of the street.

Extra information

Rules
None

This is not a good place to ride at all. Parking lot and highway being so close make riding this spot in dead onshore winds (blowing from the South) a hazard.

Nightlife

No information