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Kayaking #509776
12/08/15 04:34 PM
12/08/15 04:34 PM
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Canoeonx3 Offline OP
Canoeonx3  Offline OP
Is it worth renting a kayak for a week or are the winds to strong? I will be staying about 2.5 miles south of San Pedro and wanted to paddle out and snorkel on the reef. Any tips or suggestions? Thanks...

Re: Kayaking [Re: Canoeonx3] #509777
12/08/15 08:09 PM
12/08/15 08:09 PM
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ScubaLdy Offline
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It depends on the time of year. March is usually windy with wrong waves.

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Re: Kayaking [Re: Canoeonx3] #510455
01/07/16 05:47 AM
01/07/16 05:47 AM
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San Pedro AC Belize
Diane Campbell Offline
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Reef is pretty far offshore in the south.
Only 1/4 mile offshore when you get north about 4 miles.

Re: Kayaking [Re: Canoeonx3] #510458
01/07/16 06:06 AM
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SimonB Offline

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At 2.5 miles south the reef is just short of a mile offshore. It wouldn't be a good idea to do it in a strong north either unless you're a very strong paddler.

Re: Kayaking [Re: Canoeonx3] #510461
01/07/16 07:41 AM
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San Pedro, Belize
Judyann H. Offline
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We live 2.5 miles South....My Kayak sits on the beach ready to go at a moments notice.....When the sea is calm in the morning I'll take it and my dog out.....(my chihuahua does not like the wind)....Usually in a North/East direction, so that when the winds pick up I have an easy ride home...... I would have gone the last 2 days and even this morning......However, not one day last week. ...In addition I use great caution and react to other boats as if they cannot see me......The Water traffic can be heavy this time of year...... Hope this helps.....

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