Skyway Bridge South Kiteboarding Information
The South Skyway Bridge on I-275 Rest Area offers a unique kiteboarding spot for experienced kiters. The launching area is dangerous for many reasons, including cars, large rocks, trees, benches, and more. A drift launch or assisted launch in the water is recommended.
Most favorable wind directions: NE, NNE, N, NNW
Precautions: There are a number of oyster beds and rocks so booties or water shoes are recommended. At high tide it can be very difficult to rig and launch.
Low tide is necessary for rigging and launching.
Skill level: Intermediate to Advanced riders. Not recommended for beginner or lessons