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Long Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Long Beach Surf Guide

Long Beach on the South Coast is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Long Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
27.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Long Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Long Beach 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 Long Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Long Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in September while 63% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 33% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
63%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
33%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Long Beach Location Map

Interactive Long Beach 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 Long Beach is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Long Beach is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 178 km (111 miles) away.

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Long Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 17:30 Local Time
Tuesday 18Wed
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.7
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
E 25
E 25
E 25
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Long Beach

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

Wind History at Long Beach

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

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