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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

Overall: 2.6

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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: 10.6 °C

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Thursday, 5 May 2016, 17:57 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.3
ENE
1.3
E
1.3
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1.2
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Period (s) 6 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 30
NE 25
NE 25
NNE 25
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Wind State cross-
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Jones Beach in Long Island New Yorkis a beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Hazards include - 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.

moderate winds from the NNE

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Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Jones Beach

Buoy Data:

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

  11AM 12PM 1PM 2PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
1.3
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Dominant period (s) 8 6 6 7

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Overall Jones Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Jones Beach is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK) in USA, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Jones Beach is La Guardia (New York) Airport (LGA), also in USA, 24 km (15 miles) away.
  • Third is Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in USA, 39 km (24 miles) away.
  • Teterboro Airport (TEB) in USA is 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Westchester Co (White Plains) Airport (HPN), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Jones Beach and is 54 km (34 miles) away.
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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.


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