Surfing in Bridges, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

Skill Level:
All Surfers
Best Wind Direction:
East, Southeast
Wave Direction:
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.

Aguadilla is located on the northwestern side of Puerto Rico and has some of the best surfing beaches along the entire coast. In fact, it was the host city for the ISA World Championship in 1988. Bridges is located in Aquadilla and is characterized by many as an amazing surf site with world-class, peeling waves.

Bridges is a point break that offers right hand waves. The swell sizes start from 1-1.5 m/3-5 ft and hold up to 2 m/6 ft. Best winds are from the east, southeast and the ideal swell direction is from the west, northwest. In addition, the spot is suitable for all surfers. It should be mentioned that the ideal period for waves is from January to April. If you want to avoid beach crowds, then you should visit this place during weekdays.

There are many surf schools with professional staff and shops to satisfy all your needs, in a short distance drive from the surf spot. Finally, Aquadilla offers a number of recreational activities, including the Las Cascadas Water Park, which is the largest water park in the Caribbean. Note: be careful of localism and rocks.