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Ditch Plains ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.3
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.0

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Juliet (Jetty), Ditch Plains photo

Ditch Plains

Photo credit: Laura Schreckinger

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 4.6 °C

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Saturday, 23 March 2019, 02:59 Local time
Saturday 23
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 7 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 55
WNW 55
WNW 55
WNW 45
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Ditch Plains in Long Island NY is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. Both left and right reef breaks. Often Crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Bermuda wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Lake Montauk, Long Island, New York, 5 km from Ditch Plains.

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Ditch Plains Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Montauk Airport, 3 km from Ditch Plains.

fresh winds from the WNW

Air temperature
3.9 °C

Current weather near Ditch Plains

Buoy Data:

At Montauk Point Buoy, 25 miles from Ditch Plains.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 10 6 7 6

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Overall Ditch Plains Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ditch Plains is The Francis S Gabreski (West Hampton Beach) Airport (FOK) in USA, 65 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ditch Plains is Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD), also in USA, 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Hartford Brainard Airport (HFD) in USA, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Igor I Sikorsky Mem (Stratford) Airport (BDR) in USA is 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Long Island Mac Arthur (Islip) Airport (ISP), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ditch Plains and is 104 km (65 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ditch Plains, Long Island NY. Use the tab navigation above to view Ditch Plains sea temperature, Ditch Plains photographs, Ditch Plains detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ditch Plains webcams, current wind from Long Island NY live weather stations and Ditch Plains 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 Ditch Plains.