San Salvador is a small island in the western Atlantic Ocean. It belongs to the Bahamas. More specifically, it is located on the eastern side of Bahamas. San Salvador Island is known as the first land that Christopher Columbus sighted and visited during his first expedition to the New World.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Las Dunas, Progreso, Yucatan Mexico
If you are looking for a place, where you can have great time performing kiteboarding, Las Dunas in Mexico is a great choice. This spot is located on the northern side of Merida, west of Progreso. The weather conditions are pretty good all year round with the most reliable winds. The wind speed ranges from 13 knots/24 kph to 25 knots/46.3 kph. The wind direction is coming from the North, Northeast, East, Southeast and Southwest. Southeast is the best wind direction for this spot. Furthermore, boarders may practice long distance and bump and jump styles.
In case you are not an experienced boarder, there is no reason to worry. There are kiteboarding schools with qualified instructors, who will help you become an independent rider very soon. Don’t forget to arrange your package of lessons, before your arriving in Progreso. The best period to visit Progreso is from April to July.
Progreso has a tropical climate. Tropical storms affect the weather conditions during the period lasting from June to October. The average annual high temperature is 33°C/91.4°F, while the low temperature fluctuates between 18°C/64.4°F in winter and 23°C/73.4°F in summer. The average temperature of the water is about 26°C/78.8°F.