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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: 7.9 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 04:12 Local time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 8 8 8 11
Wind (km/h) 35
NNW 35
NW 30
NW 25
Wind State off off off off

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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 BUOY-MTKN6, 9 km from Hitherhills.


Air temperature
2.6 °C

Current weather near Hitherhills

Buoy Data:

At Montauk Point Buoy, 21 miles from Hitherhills.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 10 10 10 9

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Overall Hitherhills Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • 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.
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