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look for the isabela town to the western side of the island,then park,(easy)and you should see the 300 yard right pumpin with 12 guys out
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat
Wave qualityRegional Classic
BottomFlat rocks with sand
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, NorthEast
Good wind directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast, East
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
Isabela is NOT a spot, its a TOWN with 10+- spots: Middles, Salsi, Short Island, Golondrinas, Jobos, Shacks...really,really good spot. go to costco and get the travel booklet and get the info on how to stay there,its like 350 for the whole week i think,but check.www.costco.com-john fredricks
Fun area. When small, there are good spots to teach the kids and a non-surfing spouse might even appreciate the setups too.
By Mike Thompson , 14-01-2010
Isabela/Jobos Locals - I have been a ton of places and the locals in Puerto Rico, particularly in Isabela and Jobos, are hands down the friendliest I have evern encountered. If you show respect, don't snake, and have a smile on your face, you will get waves, you will be respected, and you will enjoy surfing at it's best. There is a local crew of very good surfers and pros and they are protective of their waves and they might not warm to you immediately but they, like almost all Puerto Ricans, are extremely friendly and show alot of aloha. Remember you are a guest and they will make you feel at home. Come with an attitude and you will get checked immediately. Puerto Rico is paradise and the people are what makes it such a special place.
By Mateo Feo , 05-04-2006
Photo #1 - Photo # 1 is of Jobos. In between sessions, you can go get a beer and some food at the bar right there in front on the sand. Best spot in P.R. for the surf/beer combo action.
By Anonymous (ANTI-USA) , 08-02-2006
Fucking Yankie - I think that with that attitude and ideology you deserve whatever it happened to you cause you sound like a fucking "rich" american that you think you can go wherever you want with your dollars and that it´s what happend to you, but keep in your mind that this only happen in PR if you go to other places like anywhere in Europe with this behaviour it would be a pleasure to kick your fucking ass.
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