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Ponquogue The Bowl ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Ponquogue The Bowl Surf Guide

Ponquogue The Bowl in Long Island New York is a beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks consists of lefts. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of - Rips / undertow - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism.

Ponquogue The Bowl Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ponquogue The Bowl:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ponquogue The Bowl 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 Ponquogue The Bowl (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ponquogue The Bowl with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in December while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 44% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
29%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
27%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
44%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ponquogue The Bowl Location Map

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

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Ponquogue The Bowl Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 06:16 Local Time
Friday 14
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
Period (s) 8 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 10
NW 10
WNW 15
SW
Wind State cross-
off
off cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Ponquogue The Bowl

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

Wind History at Ponquogue The Bowl

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

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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon beach  redBreakwater
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    16km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    20km away

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