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

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Jones Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.2 °C

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Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 11:52 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.6
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1.3
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1.5
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1.2
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Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 25
WSW 35
W 35
WNW
Wind State cross-
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Jones Beach in Long Island New Yorkis a beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southeast. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Beware of - Localism.

New-York wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For East Rockaway Inlet, Long Island, New York, 1 km from Jones Beach.

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Jones Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At New York City/JFK Airport, 6 km from Jones Beach.

light winds from the SW

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Jones Beach

Buoy Data:

At New York Harbour Buoy, 15 miles from Jones Beach.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
1.4
1.5
1.6
Dominant period (s) 8 7 8 8

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Overall Jones Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Jones Beach Location Maps

Jones Beach Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Jones Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Jones Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    East Rockaway Inlet, Long Island
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Motts Basin, Long Island
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Woodmere, Brosewere Bay, Long Island
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    JFK International Airport, Queens
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Norton Point, Head of Bay, Long Island
    4 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Jones Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    Campgaw Mountain (United States)
    40 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tuxedo Ridge Ski Center (United States)
    46 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sterling Forest Ski Center (United States)
    52 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Mt Peter Ski Area (United States)
    57 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Hidden Valley Club (United States)
    58 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Jones Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Long Beach (United States)
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    John F Kennedy International Airport (United States)
    4 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Valley Stream (United States)
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Oceanside (United States)
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    North Valley Stream (United States)
    7 mi
Jones Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Jones Beach, Long Island NY. Use the tab navigation above to view Jones Beach sea temperature, Jones Beach photographs, Jones Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Jones Beach webcams, current wind from Long Island NY live weather stations and Jones Beach 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 Jones Beach.