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Hitherhills ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Hitherhills Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.5 °C

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Sunday, 4 October 2015, 03:31 Local time
Saturday 03Sun
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 70
NE 75
NE 70
ENE 70
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Hitherhills in Long Island NY is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of the strong rips here.

New-York wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Promised Land, Napeague Bay, Long Island Sound, New York, 3 km from Hitherhills.

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Hitherhills Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Amagansett, 7 km from Hitherhills.

moderate winds from the NNE

Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near Hitherhills

Buoy Data:

At Montauk Point Buoy, 21 miles from Hitherhills.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 4.5
Dominant period (s) 9 8 8 9

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Overall Hitherhills Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Hitherhills:

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Wave buoys nearest to Hitherhills:

Tide stations nearest to Hitherhills:

  • Closest tide station
    Promised Land, Napeague Bay, Long Island Sound
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Montauk, Fort Pond Bay
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Lake Montauk, Long Island
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Montauk Harbor entrance, Long Island Sound
    8 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Threemile Harbor entrance, Gardiners Bay, Long Island Sound
    8 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Hitherhills:

  • Closest ski area
    Yawgoo Valley (United States)
    45 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Powder Ridge (United States)
    49 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Mount Southington Ski Area (United States)
    62 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Ski Sundown (United States)
    75 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Mohawk Mountain (United States)
    88 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Hitherhills:

  • Closest city location
    New London (United States)
    25 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Norwich (United States)
    37 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Branford (United States)
    45 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Shirley (United States)
    45 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    East Haven (United States)
    47 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Hitherhills is The Francis S Gabreski (West Hampton Beach) Airport (FOK) in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hitherhills is Long Island Mac Arthur (Islip) Airport (ISP), also in USA, 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Third is Igor I Sikorsky Mem (Stratford) Airport (BDR) in USA, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD) in USA is 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Hartford Brainard Airport (HFD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Hitherhills and is 97 km (60 miles) away.
Hitherhills break location map and break info

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