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Rockaway ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.4
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.2
Crowds: 1.9

Overall: 2.5

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Rockaway Spot ID

Rockaway Point photo

Rockaway

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.6 °C

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Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 11:40 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.3
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Period (s) 10 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 20
NW 20
NW 10
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Wind State off off off cross-
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Rockaway_1 in Long Island NY is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest with some shelter here from west winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers mainly left hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

New-York wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

For Barren Island, Rockaway Inlet, Long Island, New York, 3 km from Rockaway.

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Rockaway Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Manhattan Beach, 7 km from Rockaway.

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Current weather near Rockaway

Overall Rockaway Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Surf stats for Rockaway: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Rockaway: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Rockaway Location Maps

Rockaway Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Rockaway:

Tide stations nearest to Rockaway:

  • Closest tide station
    Barren Island, Rockaway Inlet, Long Island
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Beach Channel (bridge), Long Island
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Plumb Beach Channel, Long Island
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Canarsie, Brooklyn
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Mill Basin, Brooklyn
    4 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Rockaway is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK) in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Rockaway is La Guardia (New York) Airport (LGA), also in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Teterboro Airport (TEB) in USA is 36 km (22 miles) away.
  • Westchester Co (White Plains) Airport (HPN), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Rockaway and is 56 km (35 miles) away.
Rockaway break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Rockaway, Long Island NY. Use the tab navigation above to view Rockaway sea temperature, Rockaway photographs, Rockaway detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Rockaway webcams, current wind from Long Island NY live weather stations and Rockaway tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Rockaway.