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South Sound ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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South Sound December 2018 photo

South Sound

Photo credit: Alvaro Serey

Surf’s up at South Sound photo

South Sound

Photo credit: Alvaro Serey

South Sound Shoulder photo

South Sound

Photo credit: J. Martinez

Merry Xmas!, South Sound photo

South Sound

Photo credit: Gerry Armstrong

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.4 °C

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Monday, 15 July 2019, 23:13 Local time
MonTuesday 16
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 15
E 15
E 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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South Sound in Cayman-Islands - Grand Cayman is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the south. Crowds are never a problem here. Hazards include - Urchins - Rocks - Localism.

Cayman Islands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For George Town, 6 km from South Sound.

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South Sound Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At George Town, 2 km from South Sound.


Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near South Sound

Overall South Sound Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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South Sound Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to South Sound:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Trinidad (Cuba)
    198 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Condado (Cuba)
    206 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Cienfuegos (Cuba)
    210 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    214 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to South Sound is Owen Roberts International (Georgetown) Airport (GCM) in Cayman Islands, which is 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to South Sound is Gerrard Smith International (Cayman Barac) Airport (CYB), also in Cayman Islands, 164 km (102 miles) away.
South Sound break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for South Sound, Grand Cayman. Use the tab navigation above to view South Sound sea temperature, South Sound photographs, South Sound detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, South Sound webcams, current wind from Grand Cayman live weather stations and South Sound tide predictions. The Cayman Islands swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Cayman Islands and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Cayman Islands wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around South Sound.