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Yumuri to Guantanamo Surfing

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Beyond the postcard clichés of Mojitos, salsa dancing and cigars, Cuba has consistent surf along the Habana seaside promenade. The country also hides decent waves in warm, tropical and largely empty water. Blocked from the bulk of Atlantic wave activity by the fringe of the Bahamas, Cuban surfing is a winter-only affair with the northeastern coast gathering up only the biggest swells as they filter between gaps in the Bahamas. This stretch lacks consistency but when the waves arrive they hit all manner of beaches, bays and rocky headlands. Fortunately, northern Cuba also has another source of surf, the big storms that reliably churn out of the Gulf of Mexico and send stormy swell marching towards the north western corner of the island, around Havana. A third and much rarer swell generator comes from lows passing below the island, normally in the form of hurricanes, which can produce massive waves for the south coast of Cuba.
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18 - 26°C
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20 - 28°C
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22 - 31°C
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24 - 32°C
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23 - 31°C
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20 - 27°C
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+ Uncrowded outside Habana
+ Exploration possibilities
+ Boca de Yumuri pointbreak
+ Perfect winter climate
+ Cultural interest
- Short, inconsistent swell season
- Onshore winds
- Low quality Habana spots
- Difficult travel logistics
- Expensive accommodation & food
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Guide icon Forecast icon Yumuri Grey Star 1.5ft 9secs 89° 6mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Playa mar Verde Grey Star 2.5ft 8secs 136° 4mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Puerto Rico (Cuba) 1ft 9secs 96° 6mph Overcast No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon La Habana Grey Star Grey Star 7.5ft 9secs 306° 6mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Cabo de San Antonio 0.5ft 9secs 127° 22mph Brief Showers Possible No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon La Setenta (Playa 70) Grey Star Grey Star 7.5ft 9secs 306° 6mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Dead Coral 6
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Guide icon Forecast icon El Cayo Grey Star Grey Star 7.5ft 9secs 306° 6mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon El Bajo (Malecon) Grey Star Grey Star 7.5ft 9secs 306° 6mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Viejo y el Mar Grey Star Grey Star 7.5ft 9secs 306° 6mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Playas del Este Grey Star Grey Star 7.5ft 9secs 306° 6mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 6
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Guide icon Forecast icon Windmills - Guantanamo 1ft 6secs 160° 4mph Clear No Reports Available. Right Submerged Reef Dead Coral 6
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Guide icon Forecast icon Cayo Coco 1ft 8secs 295° 13mph Clear No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 4
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Guide icon Forecast icon Sun Beach Star Grey Star 5ft 9secs 295° 4mph Overcast No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 4
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Guide icon Forecast icon Gibara 1ft 9secs 84° 4mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Left Submerged Reef Dead Coral 4
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Guide icon Forecast icon Florida Keys Reef 0ft 0secs 0° 22mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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