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

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Ships, Jetskis, Wave breaker
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

On light wind days very little waves, but the stronger the wind the bigger the waves get. Wave breaker on 27th street.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Bystanders
Beach Users:
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Long sandy beach. Hard sand further up, soft sand closer to the water. Extremely CROWDED on weekends. Better during the week. Be very careful using this beach.

Wind

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

Nice winds with fronts. Be aware of sudden storms, then the wind can be very strong and gusty. The wind can shift within minutes, watch the sky. Summer usually lighter winds.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Miami drive to Miami South Beach. In South Beach drive north on Collins and get onto the beach anywhere between 21st and 27th Street. Parking fees, 25 cents for 15 min.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

South beach is kinda banned for kitesurfers, respected kite zone is north of 24th street until the first wave breaker at 27th street. You can't keep your kite up on the sand. You must stay behind the swim buoys. Extremely CROWDED on weekends. Respect the lifeguards.

Nightlife

Excellent nightlife! Too many choices to list.