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Longnook Beach Surf Guide

Longnook Beach in Massachusetts is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Longnook Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
5.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Longnook Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Longnook Beach occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Longnook Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 13% of the time in May while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 65% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Longnook Beach Location Map

Interactive Longnook 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 Longnook Beach is Otis Angb (Falmouth) Airport (FMH) in USA, 56 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Longnook Beach is Nantucket Mem Airport (ACK), also in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away.

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Longnook Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 27 March 2023, 12:55 Local Time
Monday 27
Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 6 6
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off cross-

Swell History at Longnook Beach

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

Wind History at Longnook Beach

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

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