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Road K ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Road K Surf Guide

Road K in Long Island New York is a sandbar break that is often working and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here.

Road K Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
3.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Road K:

The best conditions reported for surf at Road K 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 Road K (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Road K 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 Road K Location Map

Interactive Road K 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 Road K is The Francis S Gabreski (West Hampton Beach) Airport (FOK) in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Road K is Long Island Mac Arthur (Islip) Airport (ISP), also in USA, 50 km (31 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Road K Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 19:56 Local Time
Saturday 27Sun
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 2.4
S
2.4
S
2.5
S
2.2
S
Period (s) 8 9 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 30
W 25
WNW 15
NW
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Road K

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

Wind History at Road K

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

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    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBreakwater
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    17km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Road K: