The Virgin Islands of the United States, or the U.S. Virgin Islands lie in the Caribbean Sea, east of Puerto Rico. This group of islands consist of the main islands of Saint Thomas, which is home to the capital city of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Saint John, Saint Croix, Water Island and other surrounding minor islands.The climate here is classified as tropical savanna climate, mostly affected by moderate trade winds.
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Surfing in Moffat Beach, Caloundra, Queensland Australia
Moffat beach is a popular tourist destination and attracts many beach enthusiasts. The site provides with the right conditions for windsurfing and surfing. Moffat beach is a point-break that is suitable for all surfers. Here you can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m-1.5 m/3 ft-5 ft and holding up to 2.5 m/8 ft. The best tide movement is rising and falling tides and the ideal tide position is all tides. The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter.
Surfers are able to surf in almost any wind direction, but the ideal wind direction is from the south, southeast and the best swell direction is from the south, southeast. Keep in mind that, it is a crowded spot, especially during summer. Last but not least, apart from water-sports, you can enjoy coastal walks and admire amazing views, sites of historical interest and many attractions on offer in Caloundra. Note: be careful of sharks, rocks and localism.