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Surf in Jamaica during June« on: January 26 2005 10:01:00 »
Has anyone surfed in Jamaica during the summer months? We are trying to find a destination for begineer to intermediate surfers and lack of crowds. Considered Central America, but may be too big and overcrowed.
RE: Surf in Jamaica during June« Reply #1 on: March 16 2005 07:03:00 »
Jamaica (Kingston around to Port Antonio) has surf all year. In the summer, the strong trades kick up some good windswell that can turn glassy the next morning before the trades pick up again. Boston Bay is excellent for beginners.
RE: Surf in Jamaica during June« Reply #2 on: May 13 2005 15:05:00 »
"The Zoo" in Kingston. Quashi boards is the local contact.
RE: Surf in Jamaica during June« Reply #3 on: July 15 2005 13:07:00 »
but they said in other posts that the zoo got destroyed because of a hurricane... is it back somehow?
RE: Surf in Jamaica during June« Reply #4 on: October 09 2005 21:10:00 »
The Zoo is totally blown out as you stated. There are other spots that were formed as a result of the storm. BTW... The Jamaican Surf team is surfing in Hunnington Beach this 8-16 Oct at the ISA youth competition. They did well today.
RE: Surf in Jamaica during June« Reply #5 on: February 19 2006 11:02:00 »
I'll be at Half Moon Bay in June and am curious if there will be anyplace reasonably nearby to get some first-timer surfing in. Any help?
RE: Surf in Jamaica during June« Reply #6 on: April 25 2006 15:04:00 »
I'm going to negril in june. Any surf spots around there?
RE: Surf in Jamaica during June« Reply #7 on: April 26 2006 18:04:00 »
How long will you be in Jamaica? Have you learned whether any good surfing can be had where you'll be. I've just started looking into a trip to Jamaica. Have you found cheap hotels/hostels? Any interest in joining up (I'm a dude by the way)? I've surfed 4-5 days before while living in Costa Rica, but am definitely still a beginner. Email me if you'd be interested in coordinating our trips. Are you looking at any other locations or are you set on Jamaica?
RE: Surf in Jamaica during June« Reply #8 on: October 21 2007 19:10:00 »
I am staying in Ocho Rios at the end of this week. Is there any good spot around that area and a place to rent a board.