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

Overall: 2.7

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Atlantic Terrace Surf Guide

Atlantic Terrace in Long Island NY is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. There are left and right breaking reefs. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for rocks.

Atlantic Terrace Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
3.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Atlantic Terrace:

The best conditions reported for surf at Atlantic Terrace occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Atlantic Terrace (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Atlantic Terrace with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in March while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 41% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
31%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
41%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Atlantic Terrace Location Map

Interactive Atlantic Terrace surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Atlantic Terrace is The Francis S Gabreski (West Hampton Beach) Airport (FOK) in USA, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Atlantic Terrace is Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD), also in USA, 92 km (57 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Atlantic Terrace Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 4 March 2021, 22:38 Local Time
ThuFriday 05
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.1
E
0.1
S
-
-
0.1
S
Period (s) 11 9 - 11
Wind (km/h) 45
NW 45
NW 45
NW 50
NW
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Atlantic Terrace

Surf stats for Atlantic Terrace, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Atlantic Terrace

Wind stats for Atlantic Terrace, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Atlantic Terrace. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    7km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Atlantic Terrace:

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