Sandy Hook is a barrier spit, approximately 6 mi/9.6 km in length and varying between 0.1 mi/0.16 km and 1 mi/1.6 km wide in Middletown Township, in Monmouth County, lengthwise the Atlantic Ocean coast of eastern New Jersey. The eastern shoreline consists of public beaches, where many visitors have the opportunity to spend their holidays.
Sandy Hook is an ideal place for your summer holidays. The spot enables you to enjoy yourself combining pleasure with adventure. Being widely known as the best place for water-sports, Sandy Hook attracts many kiteboarding enthusiasts, from every corner of the world. So, if you want to exercise this activity, the only thing left to do is to visit this place as soon as possible.
Having the weather conditions in your favor, it is sure that you will have a thrilling experience. The beach is sandy and thanks to the wind and currents that come across the bay, you will have the opportunity to practice an amazing activity. The water is flat and shallow and its quality is cloudy. However, be careful of the strong currents. You should also avoid launching from the parking lot C, where windsurfers launch, because it may become dangerous.
Best wind comes from the north and easterly wind is onshore on the ocean side. For beginners, the bay is considered the best, with S, N and NW winds. Best winds are during spring and fall. The wind speed ranges from 15 to 25 knots/27.7-46.3 kph. The appropriate season to perform this activity is from March to December.