Pleasure Bay, nestling Castle Island, is one of Boston’s most popular beaches and a place for a number of extreme sports. The island, litteraly connected to the mainland, is home to Fort Independence, a National Historic Landmark, and Pleasure Bay features a sandy beach and swimming in a calm, enclosed lagoon, giving visitors the chance to combine pleasure with historical sightseeing.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales Australia
Palm Beach is an exposed beach break that provides with the right conditions for kite-surf. The spot is appropriate for intermediate and expert kiters alike. The waves are usually between 1-4 ft / 0.3-1.2 m and the best wind direction is from the northeast. The ideal swell direction is from the southeast.
In summer northeast sea breeze is between 11-20 knots and the wind blows offshore at 15%, in autumn the wind blows at 35%, in winter northeast sea breeze is 15-40 knots and the wind blows offshore at 50% and in spring at 23%. The swell size starts working at less than 3 ft/1 m to 10 ft/3 m.
Best months for kitesurfing are January, February, March and December. The average water temperature is about 21°C / 69.8°F. Palm beach has a large area to launch and land your kite, so keep a distance off of surfers and flags and do not kite through groups of surf schools.