Location Guide – Woodies – Beach one

Excellent spot for those seeking flat water. Technically it is best suited to intermediate level kiters as the seabreeze can often be more onshore than cross-shore, but beginners are encouraged to use Beach one and not Beach two or three.

Patch, shallow, and sometimes sharp reef depending on the tide, with cobblers (stinging fish) occasionally found in weeds.

A number of kite schools operate at this beach throughout summer so it is often very crowded. Experienced kiters must be prepared to allow ground for learners and beginners – especially close in shore.

This is a very high risk area for thieves with regular car break-ins occuring throughout the year. Please ensure you do not leave any valuables in your car.

Directions
Approx 28kms South West of the CBD in the suburb of Coogee. Heading South from Fremantle along Cockburn Rd, turn right just after the white lighthouse into O’Kane Ct; left into Jervois Bay Cove, and then right  into Woodman Point View. There are three bays to kite in.

Water Condition
Protected flat water suited to freestyle and freeride kiting. At times there are 2 or 3 very small breaking sections a little offshore which can provide good intro conditions for wave riding.

Beach Condition
Sharp shells that can cut kites if you are careless. Due to the presence of nesting birds, kiters are encouraged to keep out of the dunes. Beach 3 should be accessed via a long(ish) walk via Beach 2.

Skill Level

Beginner

Intermediate

Expert

Kite Style

flater

Flatwater

wave2

Waves

Wind Direction

West | East | South West | South | South East

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