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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Sunset Beach, Santa Ana, California USA

Wind direction:
Northwest
Sunset Beach is located in north Orange County and is undoubtedly one of the most favorable kite-surfing spots in California. The spot offers peaceful and luxurious surroundings all year long, while the better season for going kite-surfing is from April to October.

Sunset Beach offers an excellent  kite-surfing spot where intermediate practitioners can kite-surf safely. The only thing you have to keep in mind is that you can launch your kite only between the Checkered Flags at Broadway & 11th Street.

The spot has many things to offer to ambitious kitesurfers that want to practice their favorite sport especially by using the wave style of kitesurfing. Best time of the day to enjoy the waves is in the afternoon where along with the kite surfing excitement you will be enchanted by the stunning sight of the sun coming down to sleep.

The thermal wind with its medium force of 16-25 knots/18.4-28.8 mph, when blowing from the northwest creates optimum conditions for a kite surfing experience of a life time. The spot also offers best relative wind direction of side-onshore.

Some of its best qualities among others, are the clean water with a sandy bottom with no tide dependency, that along with the fact that the place can be kite-able  after a storm in off month, create a generally great spot where the thrill is guaranteed.

If you wish to kite-surf at this magnificent beach you will have to bear in mind that it is followed by some strict rules. You must be able to self relaunch, stay upwind and self rescue and ride waves. Around the beach you will find all the necessary amenities making this spot a perfect kite-surfing weekend or even full holiday destination.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Anaheim
21.6 miles/34.76 km, 30 minutes
Follow CA-22 W. Take exit 5 for Valley View St. to Bolsa Chica Rd/I-405 S. Turn left on Valley View St. Head to Bolsa Chica Rd/Bolsa Chica St. Turn right on Warner Ave. Turn right on CA-1 N/Pacific Coast Highway N.
BY AIR
John Wayne International Airport,
15 miles/24.14 km
BY TRAIN

Amtrak serves the entire USA. For fares, tickets and schedules check the website.

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