Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Snow Bay, San Salvador, Bahamas

Wind Direction:
Wind Speed:
10knots/18.5kph - 30knots/55.5kph
Best Period:
End October to end April
Skill Level:
All Levels
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.

San Salvador is a beautiful island located on the eastern side of the Bahamas. Many water sports are taking place around San Salvador’s coast. Except of many interesting dive sites, Snow Bay is an amazing kite spot for all the kitesurfing lovers. Snow Bay is standing on the southeastern side of the island.

Flat water conditions make Snow Bay an ideal spot for all kitesurfing levels. For those who want to learn this exciting extreme sport, there are many kind instructors, who would be happy to introduce you to this amazing world. Furthermore, the bottom of the sea, as well as the beach are free of rocks, so there is no danger to get injured. As for the wind’s direction, northeast is the dominant wind from the end of October until the end of April. The speed of the wind ranges from 15 knots/27.8 kph to 30 knots/55.5 kph. This is absolutely the perfect period to enjoy the best kitesurfing at Snow Bay. The rest of the months, the wind is coming from the southeast and east and its speed fluctuates from 10 knots/18.5 kph to 15 knots/27.8 kph. Also the best styles kiters may perform are freestyle, speed and bump and jump.

The climate of the Bahamas is subtropical to tropical, so the weather is warm all year round. The temperature averages from 16.7°C/62°F to 31.7°C/89°F, since water temperature averages 28°C/82.4°F. In case you are planning to visit San Salvador during the period lasting from July to October, you should be prepared to change your schedule, just in case of some hurricanes’ appearance. Hurricanes’ main feature is rainfall, which is almost always a temporary phenomenon.

Finally, there are some car rental agencies, which could be helpful for your transportation. For more information, please contact your hotel.