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Turtle Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Turtle Cove Surf Guide

Turtle Cove in Long Island NY is an exposed reef and point break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west with some shelter here from northeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. A left hand reef break Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks, rips and jellyfish.

Turtle Cove Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reefReef and pointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
3.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Turtle Cove:

The best conditions reported for surf at Turtle Cove occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Turtle Cove (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Turtle Cove with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 42% of the time in July while 39% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
42%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
39%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
19%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Turtle Cove Location Map

Interactive Turtle Cove 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 Turtle Cove is The Francis S Gabreski (West Hampton Beach) Airport (FOK) in USA, 70 km (43 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Turtle Cove is Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD), also in USA, 81 km (50 miles) away.

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Turtle Cove Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 21:29 Local Time
MonTuesday 09
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
Period (s) 9 9 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 25
SW 35
SW 35
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Turtle Cove

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

Wind History at Turtle Cove

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

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