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

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Buoys
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Depending on wind strength you have 3-6 foot choppy waves. Some parts have nice waves with flatter sections in between. Look out for some buoys or markers in the water.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Bystanders
Beach Users:
None

The sandy beach is narrow, about 30 ft wide. be careful when launching, specially with the bystanders and beach goers. Normally more beach goers on a sunny weekend.

Wind

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

Best winds from November to April. September to November can have excellent winds due to hurricane systems in the area. Check the weather reports before you go to the beach, or ask locals about any severe forecasts. Summer has light winds.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Take Collins Ave on Miami beach to the 87th Street. Here you can park (parking fees, have quarters for the meter, 25 cents for 15 min).

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Kitesurfers should go to the left of the beach access. Don't ride to the right, where the life guards are on duty.

Nightlife

Excellent nightlife in Miami Beach.