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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 Surf Forecast / Long Island NY / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Sunday 28 Feb 2021 EST
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Rockaway surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rockaway sea temperature is 3.7 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 3.2 max: 5.0 min: 1.5 °C)
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Rockaway surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rockaway sea temperature is 3.7 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 3.2 max: 5.0 min: 1.5 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Long Island NY

  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 7 km away suggest it is still onshore at Rockaway (moderate winds from the SE at Manhattan Beach). 1.0m 8 s period swell from SSE with 0.8m 4 s period wind swell from ESE

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Actual: 38 min ago

Moderate
23 km/h
SE
Onshore
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How big are the waves at Rockaway today?

The current surf forecast for Rockaway at 5PM is: 0.9m 8s primary swell from a South-southeast direction and 0.8m 4s secondary swell from a East-southeast direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm February 28). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (EST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (28 Feb)4ft (1.2m)9s
Afternoon (28 Feb)3.5ft (1.0m)8s
Evening (28 Feb)4.5ft (1.3m)8s

Table - waves today at Rockaway. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wed
03
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
10000232222200000000000
T new york.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T new york.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T new york.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T new york.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T new york.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T new york.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T new york.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T new york.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
1.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
1
SSE
1.3
SE
1.3
SE
1.5
SE
1.5
SE
1.4
SE
1.3
SE
1.1
SE
1
SSE
1.1
S
0.9
S
0.7
S
0.6
S
0.5
S
0.4
S
0.3
S
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.1
SE
1.1
SW
988887777778889988888115
2121881282212162252121981561191011421006356362112555447
20
NE
20
ESE
25
ESE
25
ESE
20
ESE
10
ESE
5
E
10
NW
15
W
30
NW
35
WNW
35
WNW
55
WNW
45
NW
40
NW
35
NW
35
WNW
30
WNW
30
WNW
20
W
20
WSW
25
SW
30
WSW
crossoncross-
on
oncross-
on
onglassoffcross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
8:19AM
1.82
8:51PM
1.73
9:04AM
1.78
9:37PM
1.76
9:52AM
1.70
10:27PM
1.76
2:50PM
-0.27
3:06AM
-0.24
3:31PM
-0.27
3:53AM
-0.22
4:13PM
-0.22

Note: the tide data above is for Barren Island, Rockaway Inlet, Long Island, New York which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Rockaway.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Rockaway blow from the NW

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