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    Getting There

    28 16'51.52"N 114 6'40.55"W

    How to get there:
    From central Cape Town, take the N1. Take the R27 Paarden Island /Milnerton turnoff (Marine Drive). Continue along this road. Turn left at the traffic lights into the M14 (Marine Drive). Continue along this road until you see the Big Bay signs. Follow these signs until you reach a large parking lot. Park at the end closest to the beach.

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    Kitespot Description

    Wind Direction:SE, S, SW, NW

    Best time to go:
    All year round

    There is almost always a wave to be found here, although not often big. The swells tend to build up very far out, past the outer grouping of big rocks on the right, and can then be surfed the whole way.

    Good wave spot when the wind gets stronger. Big Bay itself is quite a narrow spot with rocks on the left and right. Windsurfers usually stay there. Waves are incredibly clean just downwind of the rocks. The waves turn in behind the rocks which makes for a very clean water surface, nice!

    The wind tends to be a touch weaker than in Dolphin Beach and tends to arrive a bit later. When the wind gets very strong, it also tends to get gustier. Can be annoying at times. Wind mostly sideshore from the left. Due to slightly strange local effects, the wind is generally sideshore or onshore. In the summer, the wind is mostly S to SE and can get up to 40 knots.

    Pros & Cons:

    No real rules or restrictions. Please watch out in the evenings, the sun sets in your face when kiting out, making it difficult to see other riders. Spot can get crowded, but there are plenty of other parking areas you can go to.
    Rigging Area:

    On the beach or on the grass next to the parking lot.
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    Annual Wind Conditions

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