Continent
North America
Country
Florida (USA)
Next Big City
Miami, Ft. Lauderdale
Next Town
Hollywood
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Bridge
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Small choppy waves, can get a decent size with stronger winds and swell.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Trees
Beach Users:
None

Long sandy beach to the North. A long and high wooden pier with a restaurant to the South. Few bigger trees at the beach.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, November, December
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
NE, SE
Main Direction:
NE, SE

Best winds during winter with fronts. Look out for squalls with dangerous gusts.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Medium walk

Exit I-95 at Sheridan Street and drive east until you hit the beach. Turn left after the bridge onto N Ocean Dr. Then drive until you get to Dania Beach. Before E Dania Beach Blvd turn right onto Cambridge Street and first left onto N beach Road, which will end in the parking lot. Drive to its north end and park. Walk for about 200 yards to the water.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Keep distance from the pier. Do not come within 100 yards of shore or land in John U. Lloyd Park immediately to the North where kiteboarding has been banned for years. Do not come within 100 yards or land on the guarded beaches to the south of the fishing pier either. If you can't stay upwind, this is not an acceptable launch.

Nightlife

Small nightlife in Hollywood, big nightlife in Miami Beach.