Wind Report

Warning: You Can't trust the forecast!
It may get very windy in spite of low forecast.
See LIVE webcam  4 Belmont Shore for the real deal!
See NOAA Satellite animation to check Catalina Eddy/fog.
See below: Current Wind Observations
Yesterday's Actual ( a good prediction for today )
Week's forecast ( not reliable )
Water Quality ( normally great except 48 hrs after rain )

Belmont Shore, California

Our local spot. Steady light sea breeze in Belmont with exceptional open beach and sandy bottom makes it a fantastic place to learn kiting. Plan on wind 12-6pm spring and summer. Fall may be less hours of wind and less often but is warm and uncrowded. Normally we do beg lessons in the early day for lighter wind, and more advanced lessons are best 2-6  We operate daily, but Nov-Jan we may be traveling to warmer places so by appt only in winter or join us traveling!

Water Temps and Wetsuits 
Water is cool and wetsuit advised. Winter 4/3 full suit is advised as water can get below 60F and storm weather will bring air temps of about 50F.  Feb 3 is coldest water of the year and by summer its up to 70F and a spring suit is advised, air temps may be from 70-85F.

Winter Winds
We find some wind as storms come through but its not reliable. Most locals travel to warm or snowy destinations for winter fun.  See my travel page for ideas and wind reports in spots around the world.

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Note that the FREE LIVE BELMONT WEBCAM linked here and on our home page is the best current info, as you can see kiters live at the Belmont Spot for free, but it does not predict. 


see KiteTrips
  for more wind reports and travel ideas

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Weather Wind and Waves

Sailflow- Free and easy pier J is close to Belmont Shore.
Windguru and iphone app by same name is very good. 
Windcam Ikitesurf  - And Iphone app Wind Alert is THE BEST.
Webcams Surfline - Best webcam for surf or kiting with live feed from many beaches
Windfinder- Weather info and directory worldwide.
Heal the Bay - Water Quality Information

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