Yes, unfortunately I'd say those particular months are between Florida's two seasons. During the first part (october to late november, early december) we get lots and lots of north wind. december/january is kind of hit or miss but can still be pretty good. february the wind shifts and we start getting warmer southerlies that slowwwwwwwly start to die off by about May.Eduardo wrote:a visitor's perspective: view it as random sampling. I've visited Tampa + Miami about 20 - 30 days each usually about 3 day trips randomly scheduled in Dec/Jan over multiple years (not for kiting but I always bring kites). My hit ratio in Tampa is about 10%. Miami at least 50%, maybe 60%. The best I can tell is that Tampa seems to only get about 1 day/week solid when cold fronts come but Miami seems to get more - maybe they get the pressure gradient edge of the more reliable easterlies of the Caribbean between the fronts, not sure and maybe a local weather guru can explain it. Anyway it's all logged on ikitesurf.com and their meters at the main beaches that I've checked seem reasonably accurate so you can do your own research. I'd suggest you make a forecast based decision when you get there and bring the big stuff so you can play in 10-15 knots. I've found forecasts a few days out to be very accurate. The beach/water are very nice everywhere.
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