St Kilda Beach is a short tram ride from the CBD. St Kilda’s West Beach is one of the most popular kiteboarding beaches in Australia and is Melbourne’s most common kiteboarding lessons location.
West Beach is protected by a sea wall that gives students a safe enviroment to learn to kiteboard. Flat water conditions make West Beach ideal for learning and a hotspot for advanced riders.
The heat of the city increases Melbourne’s summer seabreeze, which makes St Kilda West Beach, one of the windiest spots on Port Phillip Bay.
The predominant wind direction over summer months at St Kilda is SSE to SSW.
Wind on high-season: