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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Scuba Diving in Jibacoa, Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
Jibacoa is a fishing village and it provides one of the best locations on the island for snorkeling and scuba diving. Admire the beautiful sea anemones and explore the colorful reef formations, where many tropical Caribbean species coexist.
With warm, clear waters divers are able to see an amazing marine life, including balloonfish, blue tank, parrotfish, sharksucker, yellow stingray, octopus, moray eels and seahorses. The maximum depth of the spot is 6.1 m/20 ft. Currents are generally not strong and visibility is good, ranging from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft. Jibacoa accommodates both the novice and advanced diver. In addition the average water temperature is 25 °C/76 °F.
Keep in mind that hurricane season lasts from June to November. Last but not least, apart from exploring the astounding underwater world, you can also immerse yourself in the beauty of the location, with the long sandy beaches, the natural rivers and the green hills.