Puerto Rico is situated in the northeastern Caribbean and consists of an archipelago that includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands. The climate here is classified as tropical marine climate, with an average temperature of 82.4°F/ 28°C, throughout the year. Although it is a small island, the smallest island of the Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico provides superb natural surroundings, countless adventure experiences and many places of historical interest.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Bradenton Beach, Tampa, Florida USA
The city is very well organized in regard to activities and recreational parks. According to Forbes magazine, it is the 5th best outdoor city in the United States. Bradenton Beach is located in Anna Maria Island, an amazing tropical paradise, situated at just few miles away from Tampa.
With a wide open beach with sugar sand and amazing turquoise waters, this place is the perfect location for kite surfing. As it is an exposed beach/Pier break, it offers a regional classic wave quality with good frequency. The size of the swell starts working from 3 ft/1 m and can hold up to 12 ft/4 m and more, while the best wind direction is when coming from North, Northwest. On a good day, the offshore winds reach at 30 mph/48 kph and the waves tend to be short but fast and powerful.
Bradenton Beach is suitable for beginner and advanced kite surfers. During the summer season, the tropical storms affect the exposed shores of Anna Maria Island, providing perfect conditions for the advanced riders. However, the best season to kite surf in this spot is during winter. Kite surfers should be careful of piers, bathers and sharks.