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Lido West ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.7

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Lido West Surf Guide

Lido West in Long Island New York is a beach break. Works best in offshore winds from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Lido West Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lido West:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lido West occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Lido West with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in September while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 36% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
36%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lido West Location Map

Interactive Lido West 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 Lido West is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK) in USA, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lido West is La Guardia (New York) Airport (LGA), also in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away.

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Lido West Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 12 June 2021, 07:17 Local Time
Saturday 12
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SE
0.9
SE
1.0
ESE
1.1
ESE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
10
10
20
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at Lido West

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

Wind History at Lido West

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

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