Laytown beach is a long sandy tidal beach with flat to choppy and several sandbars. The tide goes far out and can change the shape of the beach and the height of the sand banks. Constant 12 knot NE wind is best. There are areas north and south of Laytown to consider if conditions are not ideal.
Bettystown area towards north has small waves breaking on sandbars but due to tides there are shallow areas with flat to choppy water. Bettystown is crowded during the summer and you should not kite by the carpark (go several hundred meters past it). There is also sewage outfall and wreck to watch out for. Better during the winter, in E winds.