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Continent
North America
Country
Georgia (USA)
Next Big City
Savannah
Next Town
Tybee Island
 
Type:
Ocean, Island
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Mole
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Nice waves with NE wind and quiet flat in SE wind. Avoid marked jetties to the North. Tides make a big difference.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Nice, sandy beach. Lots of space to launch and land. Uncrowded beach.

Weather

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

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
NE, E, SE
Main Direction:
No information

The wind blows here at least 3-4 days during the week. The wind averages from 10-15. Sometimes it blows 15-20+. Watch out for West winds, they can be gusty. Best winds in fall. Works good in E, NE and SE. Reliable thermal sea breezes from May to August. Nice winds with cooler Northeasters. Winter and spring are the best times to come here for empty beaches and nice winds.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Take I-95 towards Savannah GA, Exit on highway 16 east to Savannah. Come into downtown Savannah and hit Bay Street. Go to the end of Bay Street and turn left on President Street. Follow President Street until it turns into Highway 80, follow 80 for 20 mins and you will run into Tybee Island. US 80 becomes 1st Street. Where this street hits the beach and makes a right turn and becomes Butler Ave, park on the meter and get to the beach. Pay the meter, otherwise you will get a ticket or towed.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Other

Since the beach is rounded, any sideshore wind can be offshore a bit further downwind. Kiters must wear kite leashes on Tybee Island. Impact harnesses are suggested. Do not kite alone. Stay away from the jetties marked by poles further North.

Nightlife

No information