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Fortress 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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Fortress Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.8 °C

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Saturday, 19 October 2019, 02:36 Local time
FriSaturday 19
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
NNW 30
NW 30
NW 25
Wind State cross-

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Fortress in Long Island NY is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast. Primarily a right hand reef break, although a left is also possible.. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Take care to avoid the rocks.

New-York wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Montauk, Fort Pond Bay, New York, 3 km from Fortress.

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Fortress Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-MTKN6, 3 km from Fortress.


Air temperature
10.8 °C

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Overall Fortress Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Fortress is The Francis S Gabreski (West Hampton Beach) Airport (FOK) in USA, 60 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fortress is Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD), also in USA, 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Third is Hartford Brainard Airport (HFD) in USA, 98 km (61 miles) away.
  • Igor I Sikorsky Mem (Stratford) Airport (BDR) in USA is 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Long Island Mac Arthur (Islip) Airport (ISP), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Fortress and is 99 km (61 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fortress, Long Island NY. Use the tab navigation above to view Fortress sea temperature, Fortress photographs, Fortress detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fortress webcams, current wind from Long Island NY live weather stations and Fortress 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 Fortress.