Kite Island

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Kite Island kitesurfing, Barnegat Bay
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Kite Island in Barnegat Bay, NJ is a premium boat accesses spot known as "NJ's mini-Hatteras" due to its clean unobstructed winds and miles of flat shallow water..

Kite Island is a prime spot ideal for learning, work'n on tricks, and/or just ride'n great conditions..


Getting there

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Nearest airport:
NY
Nearest big city:
NY
Nearest town:
Waretown, NJ
Trip from town:
snap
Access:
boat
Directions:

Local Boat shuttle services provided..


Kite beach:

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Level required:
all
Best style:
freestyle
wave
speed
bump & jump
Watersports:
kitesurf
Spot type:
beach
Shore:
soft sand
Bottom:
sandy
Crowd:
sparse
Hazards:
other
Facilities:
school
launch area
rescue
gear rental
Beach rules:

Don't ride too far east in the bird sanctuary reserve and stay out of the boating channels (about half a mile south and north of the island).

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Wind conditions

Dominant winds:
NE
S
SW
Respect to shore:
Best direction:
S
SW
Wind strenght [Bf]:
Blowing at:
Best season:
[70% >= 4bf]
› May
› June
› July
› August
Medium season:
[45-70% >= 4bf]
Wind details:

During summer the SSW thermal wind blows, which is the best direction here. Fall to spring mainly NE winds with cold fronts. After 2-3 days with SW winds, the wind switches to West winds, which don't work well here.


On the water

Water quality:
clean
Best tide:
no dependency
Waves:
flat / shallow
Consistency:
never
Water details:
Big open space with knee to chest deep water. Small chop to super flat (depending on wind direction and tide). Sandy bottom, no shoes needed. Look out for the boating channels and the boats.

When is flat

Day activities:
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Night scene:

20 min drive to LBI from Waretown (or no drive if came by boat from LBI), plenty of nighlife in the summer.

 

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