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Florida in December - where is better ?

Postby Matt_TYRCZ » Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:43 pm

Tampa Bay Area or Keys ?

what you think is better :?:

Wind direction
wind speed
lunch spots
coming with non kiting people
things to do when no wind

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Re: FLORIDA in December - where is better ?

Postby qbanboy14 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:20 pm

the keys... curry hammock

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Re: Florida in December - where is better ?

Postby FLandOBX » Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:45 pm

Wind: The Keys will give you more consistent and reliable wind. For kiting, December is usually a good month for Florida, in general.

Lunch: I can't comment on "lunch spots" (if I'm kiting, I skip lunch).

Crowds: There are fewer launch spots in the Keys than in the Tampa Bay area (if you include Ft. DeSoto and Clearwater area beaches); but if you have access to a boat in the Keys, you'll be fine. Tampa Bay area is crowded on the highways and roads, but not bad on the beaches.

Things to do when no wind: Depends on what you like to do. If you want to shop, go to sports events, go to bars and restaurants, then Tampa Bay is better. If you want to scuba dive, snorkel, SUP, and also go to bars and restaurants, then the Keys are better.

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