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Rockaway ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.4
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.2

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Rockaway

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.5 °C

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Wave (m) 3.0
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Period (s) 8 9 9 10
Wind (km/h) 40
SSW 40
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Rockaway_1 in Long Island NY is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest with some shelter here from west winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers mainly left hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

New-York wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barren Island, Rockaway Inlet, Long Island, New York, 3 km from Rockaway.

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Rockaway Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rockaway WeatherMan Ken New York wx, 2 km from Rockaway.

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14.6 °C

Current weather near Rockaway

Buoy Data:

At New York Harbour Buoy, 16 miles from Rockaway.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.7
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Dominant period (s) 8 8 7 7

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Overall Rockaway Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Rockaway is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK) in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Rockaway is La Guardia (New York) Airport (LGA), also in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Teterboro Airport (TEB) in USA is 36 km (22 miles) away.
  • Westchester Co (White Plains) Airport (HPN), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Rockaway and is 56 km (35 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Rockaway, Long Island NY. Use the tab navigation above to view Rockaway sea temperature, Rockaway photographs, Rockaway detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Rockaway webcams, current wind from Long Island NY live weather stations and Rockaway 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 Rockaway.