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Late summer and early fall are very good for surf because of frequent hurricanes and tropical storms. October and November are generally poor. December through March it picks up with the NW swells. Spring gets flat again until hurricane season starts. Most swells average 3-5' with the exception of the NW'ers and hurricanes, which can get bigger, and there is generally ridable surf three days of each week during the better months. Two-week flat spells are possible during the down times.
Location: Caribbean, three island (Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, Little Cayman) group in Caribbean Sea, 240 km south of Cuba and 268 km northwest of Jamaica
Geographic coordinates: 19° 30' N, 80° 30' W
Coastline km: 160 km km
Climate: tropical marine; warm, rainy summers (May to October) and cool, relatively dry winters (November to April)
Terrain: low-lying limestone base surrounded by coral reefs
Elevation: lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m highest point: The Bluff (Cayman Brac) 43 m
Natural hazards: hurricanes (July to November)
Currency: Caymanian dollar (KYD)
Population: 45,436 (July 2006 est.)
Capital: George Town
Divisions: 8 districts; Creek, Eastern, Midland, South Town, Spot Bay, Stake Bay, West End, Western
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|Surf Spots (7)||Quality||Direction||Type||Frequ||Experience|
|7 mile beach||- / -||Right||Beach-break||Beginners wave|
|East End||2 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|Hazzards||- / -||Right and left||Don't know||All surfers|
|Lighthouse Restaurant||1 / -||Left||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|Mariner's Cove||1 / -||Left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|South Sound||13 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|The Waters Edge||3 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
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