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Flies ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Flies Spot ID

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Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.0 °C

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Monday, 19 November 2018, 19:14 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
W 5
Wind State cross-
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Flies_1 in Long Island NY is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break offers mainly right hand waves. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

New-York wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Shinnecock Inlet (ocean), Long Island, New York, 1 km from Flies.

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Flies Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hampton Bays, 1 km from Flies.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
10 °C

Current weather near Flies

Buoy Data:

At Central Long Island Sound Buoy, 23 miles from Flies.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
Dominant period (s) 2 - - -

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Overall Flies Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Town and city forecasts close to Flies:

  • Closest city location
    21 mi
  • Second closest city location
    28 mi
  • Third closest city location
    32 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    33 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    35 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Flies is The Francis S Gabreski (West Hampton Beach) Airport (FOK) in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Flies is Long Island Mac Arthur (Islip) Airport (ISP), also in USA, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Igor I Sikorsky Mem (Stratford) Airport (BDR) in USA, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Hartford Brainard Airport (HFD) in USA is 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Westchester Co (White Plains) Airport (HPN), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Flies and is 107 km (66 miles) away.
Flies break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Flies, Long Island NY. Use the tab navigation above to view Flies sea temperature, Flies photographs, Flies detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Flies webcams, current wind from Long Island NY live weather stations and Flies 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 Flies.