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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: 24.0 °C

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Friday, 26 August 2016, 07:56 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
SE
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0.5
SE
0.5
SE
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 20
SW 15
WSW 10
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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. Offshore winds are from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southeast. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. 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 Long Beach, 7 km from Jones Beach.

light winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
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Current weather near Jones Beach

Buoy Data:

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

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
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Dominant period (s) 5 6 5 5

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Overall Jones Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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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.