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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Ditch Plains

USA, North East, Long Island NY

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 41° 2.325' N
Longitude: 71° 54.827' W

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A good right hander breaking off of a Jetty with a rock bottom. Great veiw and easy to find. In the summer-time its really crowded with longboarders every where the local shops are great.

English (Translate this text in English): A good right hander breaking off of a Jetty with a rock bottom. Great veiw and easy to find. In the summer-time its really crowded with longboarders every where the local shops are great.

English (Translate this text in English): A good right hander breaking off of a Jetty with a rock bottom. Great veiw and easy to find. In the summer-time its really crowded with longboarders every where the local shops are great.

English (Translate this text in English): A good right hander breaking off of a Jetty with a rock bottom. Great veiw and easy to find. In the summer-time its really crowded with longboarders every where the local shops are great.

DistanceTake a car

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special access4x4

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionRight

BottomFlat rocks with sand

PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Fun

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouth

Good wind directionEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Dangers

- Rocks

 Additional Information

when you go down ditch plains rd. dont park in the first parking lot go to where the hotel is and park there it is a shorter walk. Stay just off of the rock pile and catch the rights, there are some lefts but they dont have as much punch. Although, if u catch a left the bottom turns to sand.Ditch is surfed off the jetty at the east end parking lot away from the lifeguards...

English (Translate this text in English): when you go down ditch plains rd. dont park in the first parking lot go to where the hotel is and park there it is a shorter walk. Stay just off of the rock pile and catch the rights, there are some lefts but they dont have as much punch. Although, if u catch a left the bottom turns to sand.Ditch is surfed off the jetty at the east end parking lot away from the lifeguards...

English (Translate this text in English): when you go down ditch plains rd. dont park in the first parking lot go to where the hotel is and park there it is a shorter walk. Stay just off of the rock pile and catch the rights, there are some lefts but they dont have as much punch. Although, if u catch a left the bottom turns to sand.Ditch is surfed off the jetty at the east end parking lot away from the lifeguards...

English (Translate this text in English): when you go down ditch plains rd. dont park in the first parking lot go to where the hotel is and park there it is a shorter walk. Stay just off of the rock pile and catch the rights, there are some lefts but they dont have as much punch. Although, if u catch a left the bottom turns to sand.Ditch is surfed off the jetty at the east end parking lot away from the lifeguards...

Atmosphere

Locals are really cool but you have to watch out for those out of towners... ya know the ones who are down from New York City for the week.

English (Translate this text in English): Locals are really cool but you have to watch out for those out of towners... ya know the ones who are down from New York City for the week.

English (Translate this text in English): Locals are really cool but you have to watch out for those out of towners... ya know the ones who are down from New York City for the week.

English (Translate this text in English): Locals are really cool but you have to watch out for those out of towners... ya know the ones who are down from New York City for the week.

General

this is a fun spot and for all of those skaters there is a near-by skate park.

English (Translate this text in English): this is a fun spot and for all of those skaters there is a near-by skate park.

English (Translate this text in English): this is a fun spot and for all of those skaters there is a near-by skate park.

English (Translate this text in English): this is a fun spot and for all of those skaters there is a near-by skate park.

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Ditch Plains
By DMS14
Jul 4, 2007
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By Johnny Cakes , 21-08-2008

Beach Dog Mary - Ditch Plains is a terrible place to surf. More kooks on long island than California and Hawaii combined. Ensure you get drunk at Cyrlls before entering the water

By Anonymous , 07-07-2007

- Both pictures arent ditch... the 1st doesn't look like it, and the second is clearly turtles.

By JLsurf , 07-07-2007

Ditch... - Ditchcan be both a right or a left depending on the swell... i went today and there was both.

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