Buy Kayaking California's Flat Waters The best Places to Kayak in California Kayak Guide Book    

Alamitos Bay


"A shark advisory i contact Lifeguard HQ: 562-570-1360 for additional information or stay tuned for updates," the Long Beach Fire Department tweeted recently,

You can rent kayaks or paddle your own, and explore the scenic waters of Alamitos Bay in Belmont Shores. Depending on your physical capability, you can paddle around the entire bay, marinaa and through the canals surrounding Naples Island.

The wind is usually calm in the morning, and begins to pick up around 10:00. The beaches are plentiful with restroom facilities.

The Alamitos Bay  encompasses 258.25 acres and includes Los Cerritos Channel (24.31 acres), Naples Canals (7 acres), the entrance channel (31.43 acres), and Basins 1,2,3,4,6 and 7 Marinas 6 (30.3 acres).

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 68  68 69 73 74 78 83 85 83 79 73 69
Low 44 48 50 53 58 61 65 66 64 58 50 45

There are a few hot spots throughout Alamitos Bay which salt-water bass, perch, and a few other species of fish are taken. Beginning in the Fall halibut fishing in the harbor areas of Southern California picks up as the fish move into the shallow harbors to spawn. 

The Long Beach Marina and Alamitos Bay are open daily all year, twenty-four hours a day, with running lights at night. The Marine Stadium closes at 8:00 a.m. to paddlers.

The Best Places to Kayak in California Guide BookAlamitos Bay  is a popular watersport dstination on the weekends so get there early to find a free parking spot. Naples launch access located at 5436 East Ocean Boulevard, in Long Beach, has both free and metered parking. They ticket expired meters so bring plenty of quarters.  Restroom facilities and water to rinse off your kayak iis available.


Copyright © 2013 to Present, Janice L Green Paddling