Continent
North America
Country
Virginia (USA)
Next Big City
Portsmouth, Norfolk
Next Town
Virginia Beach
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food

Water

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

Ocean riding with waves 1-12'. Great for downwinders. Downwinders either way depending on the wind. The riding area is from 40th St. to 89th St.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
No information

Very wide sandy beach with no obstructions.

Weather

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

Best season is April to October. Some guys go all winter. Usually by May we are in lite spring suits or trunks. But a 3/4 full is all you will ever need.

Wind

Best Months:
March, April, May, September, October, November
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
N, NE, SE, S
Main Direction:
No information

Bring all your gear, from strong to light wind gear. Spring and fall are best but on a normal year there is great sea breezes almost everyday with 12-20 knots during summer.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Norfolk take 44 east to Virginia Beach. Turn north. Use Designated Launch/Landing sites are 45th and 88th street.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Time, Other

NO Riding from 1st to 40th St. at the ocean front (Memorial Day to Labor Day). 1. Kite leash is mandatory. 2. No kiting from 1st to 40th St at the ocean front from Memorial Day to Labor Day. 3. Beware of angry surfers. 4. Respect the locals and beach goers. 5. The local kiting crew will not allow dangerous kiting. We value our access greatly and surfing was banned for 20 years and we fought our asses off to get it back. 6. The local kite crew are a great bunch of guys that will also welcome newcomers as long as they have safe practices. 7. Use Designated Launch/Landing sites: *45th and 88th streets, Intermediate to Advanced Riders 8. Beginning riders: check nearby First Landing State Park or go to Cape Charles or the Outer Banks of North Carolina with shallow, flat waters.

Nightlife

We have every type of nightlife that you can imagine as well as plenty of things for the family to do including but not limited to: 100+ Bars and nightclubs, water slides, amusement parks, go cart tracks, museums, art galleries, The VA Marine Science Center. Every type of restaurant you can imagine.