Benito Vines

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Benito Vines was a Jesuit cleric during the 19th and early 20th centuries in Havana, Cuba. He became well-known for his studies of hurricanes. He was the Director of the Magnetical and Meteorological Observatory of the Royal College of Belen in Havana, and the author of Practical Hints in Regard to the West Indian Hurricanes, a work which was translated into English by the US Navy and issued by the United States Hydrographic Office.[1]


  1. ^ [The Law of Storms Considered Practically, William Henry Rosser, Norie & Wilson, 1886]