Puerto Rico is situated in the northeastern Caribbean and consists of an archipelago that includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands. The climate here is classified as tropical marine climate, with an average temperature of 82.4°F/ 28°C, throughout the year. Although it is a small island, the smallest island of the Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico provides superb natural surroundings, countless adventure experiences and many places of historical interest.
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Surfing in Keokea Beach Park, Kapaau, Hawaii USA
With a parade through the town in June 11th, in Kapaau village, locals celebrate Kamehameha Day. Keokea Beach Park beach is located at 3 mi/5 km away from Kapaau village, a beautiful coast where you can camp, surf or have a picnic. The sea is not suitable for swimming because the water is very rough, but that makes it suitable for experienced surfers only.
The sea is reef-rocky with a reef coral bottom and sharp rocks. The quality of the wave is normal with a powerful and long draft. Wind direction is from west, southwest and the size of the swell starts working at 1.5 m/5 ft and holds up to 2 m+/6 ft+.
During weekends, the beach is not very crowded. Surfers should be careful of sharp rocks and a quite strong sea current, where they have to paddle around it. For accommodation you can either stay in Hilo Town or, if you would like to be closer to the Beach Park, at Kapaau village.