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Outside Ponquogue ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.3
Crowds: 3.8

Overall: 3.5

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Outside Ponquogue break guidePhoto by: kyle lankler

Outside Ponquogue Surf Guide

Outside Ponquogue in Long Island New York is a sandbar break that only works when conditions are just right with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Localism.

Outside Ponquogue Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
21.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Outside Ponquogue:

The best conditions reported for surf at Outside Ponquogue occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Outside Ponquogue 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 28% of the time in September while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% 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
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Outside Ponquogue Location Map

Interactive Outside Ponquogue 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 Outside Ponquogue is The Francis S Gabreski (West Hampton Beach) Airport (FOK) in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Outside Ponquogue is Long Island Mac Arthur (Islip) Airport (ISP), also in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Outside Ponquogue Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 17 September 2021, 13:00 Local Time
Friday 17
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
0.8
SSE
1
S
1.7
SSE
1.7
SSE
Period (s) 10 9 9 8
Wind (km/h)
30
25
20
20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Outside Ponquogue

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

Wind History at Outside Ponquogue

Wind stats for Outside Ponquogue, 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 Outside Ponquogue. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBreakwater
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    16km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    19km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Outside Ponquogue: