Continent
Europe
Country
Italy
Next Big City
Pisa, La Spezia
Next Town
Sarzana, Bocca di Magra
 
Type:
Ocean, River Mouth
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
School, Shop, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Ships, Jetskis, Buoys
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Usually very flat, with strong winds (rare) it gets choppy. No waves. No tide. Boat traffic.

Beach

Type:
Sand, Rocks, Stones
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Rocks, Trees, Bystanders
Beach Users:
June, July, August

Beach with rocks and stones, not much space. Sandy beach which is not too big. Launching kites is safe. It is a very small bay area. Beach starts only possible off summer season. In summer we go out with a boat.

Weather

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

Season normally from April to November. Wetsuit normally worn off season and in summer months shorty or even sometimes boardies and rash vest. Sunny for most of the year. In the winter temp. does not go below 0┬░C. In summer they sometimes reach 40┬░C. You can ride all year.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
N
Main Direction:
WNW, NW

To get a strong wind it needs to be sideshore from north because it goes over a hill. The wind can be strong (20knots) but usually blows around 12 knots.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Boat
Access
Short walk

South from La Spezia to Ameglia, then further south to Bocca di Magra. Here south of the harbor.

Extra information

Rules
Time, None

Look out for boat traffic. Too packed in summer, locals kite from boats.

Nightlife

Nothing really.