Imbituba is a coastal town, located at an hour drive southwards to Florianopolis in Santa Catarina State in southern Brazil. The town is not widely known as a tourists' destination. It is mostly famous for its National Right Whale Conservation Center and the fact that it has become an Environmental Protection Area, due to the action taking place for the conservation of these species.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Jobos, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Isabela is a coastal city, located on the northwest coast of Puerto Rico. It is also known as the “Garden of the Northwest”, due to the unique combination of beautiful beaches, submarine rivers, caves, a rainforest and interesting archaeological sites. Jobos is located just after Arecibo and is a popular watersport location, as it offers incredible surfing and kitesurfing experiences all year round.
It is probably the windiest site on the island. The swell sizes usually start from 1 m/3 ft and hold up to 2.5 m/8 ft. In addition, the best wind direction is from the east and the ideal period to visit the beach is from October to July. The sandy beach provides enough space to launch your kite, but be careful when entering the sea, as there are a lot of sea urchins.
In summer, the wind blows offshore at 9%, in autumn it blows at 21%, in winter at 12% and in spring at 23%. Furthermore, the average water temperature is 28°C/82.4°F and the spot is suitable for intermediate and advanced kiters. Finally, Jobos can get very crowded with surfers, windsurfers and other kiters.