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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Puerto Rico

Central America

Location: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic
Geographic coordinates: 18 15 N, 66 30 W
Coastline: 501 km
Climate: tropical marine, mild; little seasonal temperature variation
Terrain: mostly mountains, with coastal plain belt in north; mountains precipitous to sea on west coast; sandy beaches along most coastal areas
Natural hazards: periodic droughts; hurricanes
Currency: US dollar (USD)

Location: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic
Geographic coordinates: 18° 15' N, 66° 30' W
Coastline km: 501 km km
Climate: tropical marine, mild; little seasonal temperature variation
Terrain: mostly mountains with coastal plain belt in north; mountains precipitous to sea on west coast; sandy beaches along most coastal areas
Elevation: lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m highest point: Cerro de Punta 1,339 m
Natural hazards: periodic droughts; hurricanes
Currency: US dollar (USD)
Population: 3,927,188 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: Spanish, English
Capital: San Juan
Divisions: none (territory of the US with commonwealth status); there are no first-order administrative divisions, but there are 78 municipalities (municipios, singular - municipio) at the second order; Adjuntas, Aguada, Aguadilla, Aguas Buenas, Aibonito, Anasco, Arecibo, Arroyo, Barceloneta, Barranquitas, Bayamon, Cabo Rojo, Caguas, Camuy, Canovanas, Carolina, Catano, Cayey, Ceiba, Ciales, Cidra, Coamo, Comerio, Corozal, Culebra, Dorado, Fajardo, Florida, Guanica, Guayama, Guayanilla, Guaynabo, Gurabo, Hatillo, Hormigueros, Humacao, Isabela, Jayuya, Juana Diaz, Juncos, Lajas, Lares, Las Marias, Las Piedras, Loiza, Luquillo, Manati, Maricao, Maunabo, Mayaguez, Moca, Morovis, Naguabo, Naranjito, Orocovis, Patillas, Penuelas, Ponce, Quebradillas, Rincon, Rio Grande, Sabana Grande, Salinas, San German, San Juan, San Lorenzo, San Sebastian, Santa Isabel, Toa Alta, Toa Baja, Trujillo Alto, Utuado, Vega Alta, Vega Baja, Vieques, Villalba, Yabucoa, Yauco

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Seasons
Jan/Feb Mar/Apr May/Jun Jul/Aug Sep/Oct Nov/Dec
Best Surfing Season            
Typical Swell Size
Surf Equipment Boardshorts Boardshorts Boardshorts Boardshorts Boardshorts Boardshorts
Water temp. 26°C
79°F
26°C
79°F
28°C
82°F
28°C
82°F
29°C
84°F
27°C
81°F
Air temp. 25°C
77°F
26°C
79°F
28°C
82°F
28°C
82°F
28°C
82°F
26°C
79°F
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Surf Spots

Surf Spots (77)
Quality Direction Type Frequ Experience
Aviones 16 / -
Right and left Reef-coral All surfers
Ballenas 1 / -
Right and left Sand-bar All surfers
Bridges 4 / -
Right Point-break All surfers
Caballos 4 / -
Right Reef-coral Pros or kamikaze only...
California 12 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Casa del Juez 2 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Chatarras 22 / -
Right and left Reef-coral Pros or kamikaze only...
Cochino 1 / -
Right Beach-break All surfers
Colombus Spot 2 / -
Right Reef-coral Pros or kamikaze only...
Crashboats 6 / -
Right breakwater/jetty All surfers
Cueva del Indio 4 / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Dogmans 4 / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Domes 12 / -
Right Point-break Experienced surfers
Doms - / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers
El cocal 11 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
El Faro 3 / -
Right and left Point-break Experienced surfers
El Hucar 2 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
El Misto - / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Pros or kamikaze only...
El Peñon Amador 2 / -
Right Reef-rocky Pros or kamikaze only...
El Push 7 / -
Left Point-break Pros or kamikaze only...
El Unico 5 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Fiji - / -
Left Reef-coral Pros or kamikaze only...
Gas Chambers 16 / -
Pros or kamikaze only...
Hollows 18 / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Inches 7 / -
Left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Indicators 6 / -
Right Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Isabela 3 / -
Right Reef-coral All surfers
Islitas - / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Jobo's 9 / -
Right Beach-break Experienced surfers
kikita beach 2 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers
Kikitas - / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
La Boca 3 / -
Right and left Point-break Experienced surfers
La Bomba 3 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers
La Curva - / -
Left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
LA LUCHA - / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers
La Marina 2 / -
All surfers
La Ocho 3 / -
Right and left Reef-coral All surfers
La peinilla 2 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
La Perla 5 / -
Right and left Experienced surfers
La Santa 1 / -
Left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Lance's Left 2 / -
Left Rivermouth Pros or kamikaze only...
Las lajas 7 / -
Right and left Sand-bar All surfers
Las Pasas 2 / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Little Malibu 6 / -
Right Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Los Bohios - / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Los Tubos 6 / -
Experienced surfers
Luquillo - La Pared 11 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Luquillo - La Selva 4 / -
Right Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Machucas Garden - / -
Right Reef-coral Pros or kamikaze only...
Manglito 10 / -
Right Reef-coral Pros or kamikaze only...
Margara 8 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Pros or kamikaze only...
Maria's 19 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Middles 11 / -
Right Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Palmas 8 / -
Experienced surfers
Pine Grove 11 / -
Right and left Sand-bar All surfers
Playa Brava - / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Pozuelo 2 / -
Right and left Sand-bar All surfers
Punta de Brea 1 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Punta las Marias - / -
Right Reef-coral All surfers
Pupu's Land - / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Sal del Diablo 3 / -
Right and left Point-break All surfers
Sea Beach - / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Sharky - / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Sheraton 9 / -
Right and left breakwater/jetty Experienced surfers
Shortisland 4 / -
Right and left Sand-bar Experienced surfers
Surfers Beach 7 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Survival 2 / -
Left Reef-coral Pros or kamikaze only...
Table Rock 11 / -
Right Point-break Pros or kamikaze only...
Table Top 10 / -
Experienced surfers
Tahiti 2 / -
Right and left Sand-bar Experienced surfers
The Reef 3 / -
Right Reef-coral Experienced surfers
The Search - / -
Right and left Reef-coral All surfers
TOCONES 14 / -
Right and left Reef-coral All surfers
Tortugas - / -
Right Reef-coral All surfers
Trampa de tiburones - / -
Right and left Reef-coral Experienced surfers
Tres palmas 23 / -
Right Reef-rocky Pros or kamikaze only...
Wilderness 38 / 1
Right and left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
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 Last surf sessions

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Los Tubos
De larryjcancel
16 nov. 2011
morning start! -
Suite...

Pine Grove
De Olokumde
12 sept. 2009
Well ...I was going to The Wall but... - I was heading out to La Pared when my padrino called and asked me to help him out with something, so I turned completly around and decided to cut my loss by going to pine grove paddle and cash a few waves if I could. It felt real good to paddle abo
Suite...

Luquillo - La Pared
De Olokumde
10 sept. 2009
Hi, my name is Sol - Ok, my first time ever in the water w my board At La Pared! The time was right, no classes, I called in sick to work, something I never do.....and Boom! Got Wet!... Actually the second that my boss told me it was o.k. to stay home, I jumped in the
Suite...

Luquillo - La Pared
De Olokumde
7 sept. 2009
In the search for la pared - Visited this beach on the day of The Goddess of the Ocean Festival (Yemaya) and paid my respects to the living and the dead. I prayed to my patron saint (Yemaya herself) to always protect me and not drown me when I go surf there.The place is pre
Suite...

El cocal
De Olokumde
6 sept. 2009
Prep Time - Visited this beach for the first time to get a feel for it, looks fun but I was told that it's only good during the summer and if storms hit in the caribbean. Still will visit a few more times before the year ends to paddle and eventually surf.
Suite...

 Last surf trips

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Voyage : rincon
De stillsurfin17
Du 17 oct. 2008 au 21 oct. 2008

Suite...

Voyage : Puerto Rico
De surfordie16
Du 25 déc. 2006 au 1 janv. 2007
First out of the country surf trip. Locals were nicer than tourists.
Suite...

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By Rockoaa , 22-01-2013

Pat - If your a women you won't have a problem finding whatever your looking for and or need. Party on the North and surf Mid North/NW. If your not blonde..bleach it now, it will take a very loonggg way, trust me. Good luck and have fun!

By patri5f , 21-12-2012

3 months around Puerto Rico - Hi there! moving to PR for 3 months and I'm looking for a board and tips about best spost around, who else is over there??

Thanks!!

:) :)

By Rockoaa , 22-10-2012

Where to stay - Highly recommend you stay in any of the readily available surf hotels in Rincon. The way to go is to meet other local gringos (been there since the early 60s), and ask if you can tag along to the surf spots. I'm assuming your visiting for a surf trip? If so, you will have a great time and find an array of spots within Rincon. In addition, 70%, of the people you will find in and out of the water are travelers like yourself and again the local or home grown "gringos". If you venture out to Aguadilla go to the better know spots ie. Crashboat ( very user friendly w/ many tourist)' Gas Cambers (get ready to be overcome by sponges), Wilderness (soft right..occasionally treacherous) and Surfers beach (super soft and great for the entire family). I will been feel comfortable recommending Jobos in Isabela (all towns within short drive). Isabela offers two other well know spots..but that's up to you. You pass Isabela and for certain your car will be broken into as a minimum and your safety and those accompanying you will be at grave risk. I am not being negative nor am I telling you what to do..simply providing some facts that anyone would appreciate. Best of luck and hope you catch it going off!

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