Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in White Bay, Jamaica, Jamaica

Skill Level:
All Kiters
Preferable Period:
March to July
Wind Direction:
Wind Speed:
13knots/24kph and 20knots/37kph
The country of Jamaica is located south of Cuba, in the north Caribbean Sea. It is also standing west of the Hispaniola Island and south-east of the Cayman Islands. Kingston is the capital city of Jamaica.

Jamaica is a great destination for all those visitors, who love water-sports. Kitesurfing is one of them. Every kiter, who visits the island gets amazed of White Bay’s beauty. Every day, many kiters perform their favorite sport offering a truly spectacular sight. If you don’t have previous experience, but also want to test your kitesurfing skills, there is a way to try. There are kite schools with friendly instructors, who will teach you the secrets of kitesurfing. You will soon become an individual kiter. On the other hand, if you are a more experienced kiter, instructors will advise you how to improve your moves.

White Bay is located on the northern side of the island. Northeast, Southeast and East are the dominant winds. The period lasting from March to July gives the most favorable conditions for kitesurfing. Northeast, which is onshore is the best wind direction. Its intention ranges between 13 knots/24 kph and 20 knots/37 kph. The easterly trade winds dominate during the period lasting from November to May, offering as good strong winds as during the other period.

Kiters can try freestyle, wave and speed kitesurfing styles. The water is choppy, but as you get close to the reef, the spot offers waves up to 3 m/9.8 ft. Furthermore the temperatures are just what anyone could expect from a tropical island. Generally, the temperature averages between 22°C/71.6°F and 30°C/86°F, while water’s temperature fluctuates between 27°C/80.6°F and 29°C/84.2°F.

The weather conditions in White Bay area are perfect for kitesurfing, as well as many other water-sports. So, don’t hesitate and find the one in which you have more talent.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Sangster International Airport
37.7km/23.1miles, 36 minutes
Sangster International Airport Montego Bay Jamaica 1. Head northwest 2. Turn left the route A1 3. Take the first left turn to A1. Go through the University of the West Indies (Western Jamaica Campus) (on ​​your right) 4. Turn right to stay on A1. Go through the Palmyra (on ​​your left at 8.0 miles) 5. Turn left to stay on A1 6. Turn right to stay on A1. Go through the Lilliput Jerk Centre (on ​​your right at 3.7 miles) 7. Sharp left 8. Take the first right turn White Bay.
BY CAR FROM Norman Manley International Airport
159km/98.8miles, 2 hours 55 mins
Norman Manley International Airport Norman Manley Highway Kingston, Jamaica 1. Head west 2. Take the 2nd turning left the route of Norman Manley Hwy 3. Turn left the route of Norman Manley Hwy 4. Take the first left turn to Norman Manley Hwy 5. Turn left into the A4 6. Take the first left turn to stay on A4. Go through the Rockfort Mineral Spa (Bath) (On your right 2.4 km away) 7. Continue to Port Royal St Pass by Livingston Alexander and Levy (On the right in 700 m) 8. Turn right at the West St. Go through Sampars Cash and Carry Succs. (On your left 550 meters) 9. Turn left into the W Queen St 10. In Heywood St, keep going towards Spanish Town Rd. Go through the Denham Town Police Station (On your right just 850m) 11. Slight left at Mandela Hwy 12. Slight right to Mandela Hwy/A1. Continue to follow the Mandela Hwy 13. Continue to A1 14. Turn left into the Spanish Town Bypass 15. Turn left into the A1 16. Take the 3rd left turn to stay on A1. Pass by Church Of God (Seventh Day) Spanish Town (On your left) 17. Turn left the route A1 18. Turn left into the A1 Pass by Pizza Hut (On your right) 19. Continue to Linstead Bypass 20. Slight left at A1. Go through the Commodore Cemetery (On your left at 4.4 miles) 21. Continue to Linstead Bypass 22. Continue to A1. Go through Roadside Church of God (On your right at 26.1 miles) 23. Turn left the route A3 24. Turn left into the A3. Go through 1 roundabout 25. Continue to A1. Go through Columbus Park (On your right at 21.6 miles) 26. Turn left to stay on A1 27. Turn right White Bay.
Sangster International Airport,
Norman Manley International Airport,

No train services available on the spot.


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