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Skimboarding in Dania Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA
Dania Beach is a beautiful natural beach with pristine white sand and is one of the least crowded beaches in Fort Lauderdale. With a line up of palm trees and sea oats as well as the John U. Lloyd Beach State Park, the spot is ideal for those who want to enjoy the great sunny weather and the turquoise waters of the ocean.
For those who are into skim boarding, Dania Beach is a perfect destination. Despite the fact that te area is located outside the tropics, it features a tropical rainforest climate with hot and humid summers with an average temperature of 86–90°F (30–32°C) and warm and dry winters with an average temperature of 75–82°F (24–28°C).
The beach provides with lots of open space and soft sand with powerful and hollow waves especially during the hurricane season that begins from June until the end of November. The size of the swell starts working from 3 ft/1 m and holds up to 6 ft/2 m and more. The best wind direction is when coming from southwest, south and southeast.
Skim boarding in Dania Beach represents an endless fun activity, suitable for all skill levels. There are schools where you can book lessons if you are a beginner or brush up your skills. Shops are identified easily where you can buy, rent or repair your own gear. Skim boarders should be careful of rocks and when the tide is high, sharks may show up.
How to Get to Destination
Amtrak provides passenger service to other cities on the Atlantic coast via the Fort Lauderdale station. Tri-Rail provides with commuter service between Palm Beach County, Broward County (including two stations in Fort Lauderdale), and Miami-Dade County.
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