Watamu Beach is located at 120 km/74 mi in the north of Mombasa and 28 km/17 mi in the south of Malindi, the nearest big town. The shoreline of this area consists of white sandy beach and offshore corals forming three bays, namely Watamu bay, Turtle bay and Blue Lagoon. The bay is protected by a coral reef almost 0.5 km/546.81 yd off the shore.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Fishermans Beach, Collaroy, New South Wales Australia
Fishermans beach is situated at the south side of Collaroy beach and it offers good conditions for kite-surf. The spot is appropriate for intermediate and advanced kiters.
The swell size starts working at 3 ft (1 m) to 8 ft (2.5 m). The best wind direction is from northeast, southeast. In summer the wind blows offshore at 12%, in autumn the wind blows at 14%, in winter at 10% and in spring at 9%. The ideal months for kite-surfing are January, February, March, November and December. The average water temperature is about 21°C / 69.8°F.
Note: The beach is small and gets crowded during weekends, so keep a distance off of people sunbathing and swimming and stay away from the golf club area. Last but not least, there are kite-surf schools close to the spot, in case you need.