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 El Jardin - Galveston Bay

USA, Texas

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 29° 35.868' N
Longitude: 94° 59.172' W

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English (Translate this text in English): Take I-45 South from Houston, exit NASA Parkway east, turn left on Todville Road. Turn right on El Jardin and go until the dead end.

Take I-45 South from Houston, exit NASA Parkway east, turn left on Todville Road. Turn right on El Jardin and go until the dead end.

English (Translate this text in English): Take I-45 South from Houston, exit NASA Parkway east, turn left on Todville Road. Turn right on El Jardin and go until the dead end.

English (Translate this text in English): Take I-45 South from Houston, exit NASA Parkway east, turn left on Todville Road. Turn right on El Jardin and go until the dead end.

English (Translate this text in English): Take I-45 South from Houston, exit NASA Parkway east, turn left on Todville Road. Turn right on El Jardin and go until the dead end.

Distance to a city Take a car

Access time Instant access (< 5min)

Easy to find? OK

Public access? Public access

Special access No access issues

 Kite Spot Characteristics

Spot quality Why not

Experience Intermediate

Type Beach

Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf, Good for WindSurf

Style Bump & Jump

Day timing Afternoon 

Dangers Other water craft, Visible hazards, Submerged hazards 

Week crowd Empty

Week-end crowd Few surfers

Environment

Water quality Murky

Current Low ( < 1 knot)

Bottom Sandy with rock

Tide No tide dependency

Amenities

Hotel

Local wind

Type Thermal wind

Force Light ( < 16 knots)

Main dir. SouthWest

Best dir. SouthWest

Best dir. relative Side-onshore

Period From February to June

More infos 

English (Translate this text in English): The seabreze is higher in the afternoon, filling in around 2pm

The seabreze is higher in the afternoon, filling in around 2pm

English (Translate this text in English): The seabreze is higher in the afternoon, filling in around 2pm

English (Translate this text in English): The seabreze is higher in the afternoon, filling in around 2pm

English (Translate this text in English): The seabreze is higher in the afternoon, filling in around 2pm

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): The bay is choppy, and the bump and jump is real nice at this location. Watch out for the old pier.

The bay is choppy, and the bump and jump is real nice at this location. Watch out for the old pier.

English (Translate this text in English): The bay is choppy, and the bump and jump is real nice at this location. Watch out for the old pier.

English (Translate this text in English): The bay is choppy, and the bump and jump is real nice at this location. Watch out for the old pier.

English (Translate this text in English): The bay is choppy, and the bump and jump is real nice at this location. Watch out for the old pier.

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By Anonymous , 14-08-2010

- Why are people being charged 10.00 for adult and 5 for children? In the name of the City. Is this leagal?

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