Hitherhills Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SE | Wind NW
Sea Temperature Today is: 13.6 °C
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.
For Promised Land, Napeague Bay, Long Island Sound, New York, 3 km from Hitherhills.
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At BUOY-MTKN6, 9 km from Hitherhills.
At Montauk Point Buoy, 21 miles from Hitherhills.
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Overall Hitherhills Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Use this relief map to navigate to Long Island NY surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Hitherhills
Tide stations nearest to Hitherhills:
- Closest tide station2 mi
- Second closest tide station6 mi
- Third closest tide station7 mi
- Fourth closest tide station8 mi
- Fifth closest tide station8 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.
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