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Indian Wells 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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Indian Wells Spot ID

August 17, 2016 - fun for boogie boarders., Indian Wells photo

Indian Wells

Photo credit: Kim

Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 3.9 °C

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 20:54 Local time
WedThursday 24
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 6 7 8 9
Wind (km/h) 35
SSW 40
SSW 45
SSW 55
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Indian Wells in Long Island NY is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. Sometimes crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing 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, 5 km from Indian Wells.

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Indian Wells Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At East Hampton, 10 km from Indian Wells.

wind obs. (6 kph from 202 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
8 °C

Current weather near Indian Wells

Buoy Data:

At Montauk Point Buoy, 20 miles from Indian Wells.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
Dominant period (s) 7 7 7 6

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Overall Indian Wells Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Indian Wells is The Francis S Gabreski (West Hampton Beach) Airport (FOK) in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Indian Wells is Long Island Mac Arthur (Islip) Airport (ISP), also in USA, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Igor I Sikorsky Mem (Stratford) Airport (BDR) in USA, 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Hartford Brainard Airport (HFD) in USA is 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Indian Wells and is 102 km (63 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Indian Wells, Long Island NY. Use the tab navigation above to view Indian Wells sea temperature, Indian Wells photographs, Indian Wells detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Indian Wells webcams, current wind from Long Island NY live weather stations and Indian Wells 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 Indian Wells.