The island of Saint Martin is a popular destination for those people who love water-sports. It is situated in the northeastern Caribbean Sea. Saint Martin belongs to the group of Leeward Islands in the West Indies. In 1648, this small island was divided into two nations, France and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. St. Martin is the north French part of the island with Marigot as its main capital. Collectively, the two territories are known as "St-Martin / St Maarten".
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Wind Surfing in Ballston Beach, Truro, Cape Cod, Massachusetts USA
It is a long, sandy beach, most suitable for experienced athletes. Best tide position is considered to be the mid tide and optimal swell direction is West and Southwest. Good wind direction is Northeast and East with swell starting to work at less than 1 m/3 ft and can hold up to 4 m/13 ft.
The highest water temperature is in August, but in case of strong wind you may need a wet suit. Mind the rocks and rips at the bottom, but other than that, the spot represents a safe place to practice your favorite sport. The spot is close to Truro, a city of cultural events and other attractions, providing a great number of accommodation to choose from.