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Coastguards ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Coastguards Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.7 °C

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Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 17:56 Local time
Tuesday 15Wed
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
WNW 10
W 15
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Coastguards in Long Island New York is a sandbar break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Localism.

New-York wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Democrat Point, Fire Island Inlet, Long Island, New York, 2 km from Coastguards.

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Coastguards Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Oak Beach Inlet Babylon wx, 3 km from Coastguards.

wind obs. (6.4 kph from 2 degs) was rejected

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
1.6 °C

Current weather near Coastguards

Buoy Data:

At Western Long Island Sound Buoy, 26 miles from Coastguards.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.1

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Overall Coastguards Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Coastguards is Long Island Mac Arthur (Islip) Airport (ISP) in USA, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Coastguards is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK), also in USA, 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is La Guardia (New York) Airport (LGA) in USA, 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Westchester Co (White Plains) Airport (HPN) in USA is 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Igor I Sikorsky Mem (Stratford) Airport (BDR), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Coastguards and is 61 km (38 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Coastguards, Long Island NY. Use the tab navigation above to view Coastguards sea temperature, Coastguards photographs, Coastguards detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Coastguards webcams, current wind from Long Island NY live weather stations and Coastguards tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States 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 United States 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 Coastguards.