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Gilgo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.3

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Gilgo Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.1 °C

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 19:51 Local time
Tuesday 14Wed
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 25
SW 20
WSW 25
Wind State cross-
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Gilgo in Long Island New York is a beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the north northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. Likely to be crowded if working.

Bermuda wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Gilgo Heading, Long Island, New York (0 km).

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Gilgo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Gilgo Beach Ocean Pkwy Babylon wx, 1 km from Gilgo.

light winds from the W

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
23.6 °C

Current weather near Gilgo

Overall Gilgo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The closest passenger airport to Gilgo is Long Island Mac Arthur (Islip) Airport (ISP) in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gilgo is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK), also in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is La Guardia (New York) Airport (LGA) in USA, 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Westchester Co (White Plains) Airport (HPN) in USA is 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Teterboro Airport (TEB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Gilgo and is 62 km (39 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Gilgo, Long Island NY. Use the tab navigation above to view Gilgo sea temperature, Gilgo photographs, Gilgo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gilgo webcams, current wind from Long Island NY live weather stations and Gilgo 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 Gilgo.