Wardens Bay

Continent
Europe
Country
Ireland
Next Big City
Belfast
Next Town
Newtownards
 
Type:
Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
No information

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Reefs, Stones, Shells
Quality:
No information
Best Tide:
Low tide

Kite only within 90 minutes of low tide between September 1st and 31st of March. Main hazard at low tide is the mussel beds and the rocks, but there are few hazards below the water at low tide.

Beach

Type:
Sand, Pebbles, Rocks, Stones
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
Rocks, Stones, Shells, Trees, Road, Cars, Fence, Power lines
Beach Users:
No information

Area of special scientific interest. Avoid disturbing the birds. Launch at the water's edge. Difficult to find somewhere to pump up the kite without risk of a puncture. 400m to 600m walk at low tide.

Wind

Best Months:
April, May, June, July, August
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
SSE, S, SSW, SW, WSW
Main Direction:
WSW

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How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Long walk

Very limited parking area.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Time

There is a rope with small float at the end of the mussel bed for anchor launching near low tide.

Nightlife

Nearest is Bangor or Belfast.