St. Joseph

Kiteboarding at St. Joseph


St. Joe is one of the nearest beaches to Chicago. It has a long pier and can deliver some long rollers if you time it right. It is best on a north to northeast wind. Watch for surfers if the break is big. It is the best beach to kite a NE wind on.

Useful St. Joseph links:

Weather Conditions and Forecast
Nearshore Marine Forecast
Water Temperatures
Wind Forecast
Wave Forecast
Interactive Forecast with Wind Speed and Direction
Radar Image
Radar Loop
Visitor's Bureau

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Map of Spots to Ride


Special thanks to Skip for the writeup on this kiteboarding location!