Wind Surfing in Punta Las Marias, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Skill Level:
Wind Force:
12-25 knots/22.2-46.3 kph
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.

Punta Las Marias is a very popular reef break that accommodates a great number of watersports, including kitesurfing, surfing and windsurfing. The beautiful sandy beach is located close to San Juan and near the Luis Muñoz Marin international airport. The spot provides excellent sea breeze conditions, especially from October to July.

Windsurfers are able to explore the waves with swell sizes that can start from 1 – 1.5 m/3 – 5 ft and hold up to 2.5 m/8 ft. The best wind direction is from the east and the wind force is medium, usually 12-25 knots/22.2-46.3 kph. In addition, the average water temperature is 28°C/82.4°F. Punta Las Marias is suitable for both the novice and experienced windsurfer.

If you don’t have previous experience or wish to improve your skills, then you should visit one of the many schools and shops, operating in the area. Last but not least, after a long day on the beach, you should experience the excitement of the famous nightlife of San Juan. Note: be careful of urchins and rocks.