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Point o Woods Surf Guide

Point o Woods in Long Island New York is a sandbar break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the north northwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle 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. Beware of - Private beach - Localism.

Point o Woods Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Point o Woods:

The best conditions reported for surf at Point o Woods 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 Point o Woods (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Point o Woods 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 33% of the time in September while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
33%
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
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Point o Woods Location Map

Interactive Point o Woods 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 Point o Woods is Long Island Mac Arthur (Islip) Airport (ISP) in USA, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Point o Woods is The Francis S Gabreski (West Hampton Beach) Airport (FOK), also in USA, 47 km (29 miles) away.

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Point o Woods Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 1 July 2022, 19:32 Local Time
Friday 01Sat
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
1.8
SSW
2.2
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.5
SSW
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h)
35
40
30
25
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Point o Woods

Surf stats for Point o Woods, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Point o Woods

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

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