Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (2024)

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Long Beach Surf Guide

Long Beach_4 in Long Island NY is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast with some shelter here from west winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Long Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (1)Beach/jettyLong Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (2)3.1
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent

22.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Long Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Long Beach occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

    Hourly Forecast12 Day Forecast

What's the best time of year to surf Long Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: autumn

The best time of year for surfing Long Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumnand most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 42% of the time in September while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by mostsurfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.

clean

42%

Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.

Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).

too small

7%

Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Long Beach Location Map

Interactive Long Beach surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Long Beach is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Long Beach is La Guardia (New York) Airport (LGA), also in USA, 28 km (17 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.

Long Beach Surf Forecasts:

    Hourly Forecast12 Day Forecast
Todays Surf SummaryWednesday, 10 July 2024, 06:31 Local Time m, °C Wednesday 10ft, °F 5AM8AM11AM2PM Wave (m) 0.4SE 0.4SE 0.9SSE 1.3SSE Period (s) 7 7 7 5 Wind (km/h) 15 20 30 40 Wind State on on on on
What does Long Beach look like?Latest photos from Long Beach. Upload your own or view all photos on the gallery page.

Credit: Becky

    Tides at Long Beach Current tide and informaton For Long Beach (outer coast), Long Island, New York, 0 km from Long Beach.Next High Water: 11:35am | 1.31mNext Low Water: 05:15pm | 0.26mNEXTIS AT (local time)remaininghigh tidelow tide

    Long Beach Sea Temperature

    Sunny with very warm air temperatures, feeling like 25.0 °C once we account for any wind. Sea temperatures (22.4 °C) warm too. Staying warm in the water won't be a problem in board-shorts, but wear at least a rash-vest to keep the UV off.Today, many surfers would wear a rashvest wetsuit.Current Temp*: 22.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellitewater-tempView Sea Temp Map

    Swell History at Long Beach

    Surf stats for Long Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

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    Average Swell

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    Wind History at Long Beach

    Wind stats for Long Beach, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    Average Wind

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    Long Beach Reviews:

    Interactive Porthcawl Point location map. View nearby buoy information, live wind conditions and surrounding roads, paths and locations to help find new breaks. Click the buoys or wind icon to view more information.

    Ratings

    Based on 5 votes.

    • Overall:Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (21)3.1
    • Quality on a good day:Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (22)3.2
    • Consistency of Surf:Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (23)2.6
    • Difficulty Level:Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (24)3.2
    • Wind and Kite Surfing:Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (25)3.5
    • Crowds:Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (26)2.2
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    Review

    Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.

    Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (27)

    Brian Mckillen from United States

    “Summer time ??? Unless a Hurricane or cold front rolls in ( unusual in summer months. WINTER TIME if you are willing to cover up head to toe you will find some excellent waves with over all great conditions other than the cold weather”

    Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

    Discover surf breaks near Long Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Lincoln (Long Beach)

      • Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (28)Breakwater
      • Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (29)2.6

      Reliability:

      0km away

    • Grand Blvd

      • Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (30)Beach
      • Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (31)2.8

      Reliability: fairly consistent

      2km away

    • Lido West

      • Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (32)Beach
      • Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (33)2.7

      Reliability:

      3km away

    • Connecticut Street Jetty

      • Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (34)Breakwater
      • Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (35)2.8

      Reliability:

      4km away

    • Lido Beach

      • Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (36)Beach/jetty
      • Long Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Long Island NY, USA) (37)3.2

      Reliability: fairly consistent

      4km away

    Wave Buoys Nearest To Long Beach:

    • Closest Wave BuoyNew York Harbour Buoy24 km
    • Second closest Wave BuoyWestern Long Island Sound Buoy42 km
    • Third closest Wave BuoyLong Island Buoy55 km
    • Fourth closest Wave BuoyBarnegat, NJ90 km
    • Fifth closest Wave BuoyCentral Long Island Sound Buoy104 km
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