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Latitude: 40° 36.516' N
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town of oyster bay beach, east of jones beach state park and west of gilgo beach located on the south shore of central long island. accessable by wantaghparkway, meadowbrook parkway, or the robert moses causeway.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouth, SouthEast, Don't know
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, Don't know
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 1m+ / 3ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Private beach
town beach,residents only on weekends,$ daily fee charged weekdays. surfing area located at the east end of beach.clean, family beach--no alcohol,etc.
good beginner spot
steer clear of the red Takayama.
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 24-02-2006
ah my old spot ..from 3/01,old guy now 46,lol - 2001 i was the 1 message on here ,,since then i surfed peru,ecuador n belize last week peru n belize have great waves in season,yes the cariibean pumps in winter,peru had 1/2mile long wavesits more crowded but hey u gotta get up early in santa cruz n its usally 5-8 foot n perfect ..any body from the 70's early 8-'s on here? i.e..jp,jack,ahoo,etc..byee jim hill:)
By julie , 14-12-2004
- you dont have to pay if you go early. and theres never any people there at like 6-8:30ish. theres really no locals except for the few retards who think its "their beach" and the kid who sits on a surfboard pretending he knows what hes doing. this summer was actually really good for the most part. but september-ish is definitely the best for li surf ALWAYS.
By W.D., S.H.S. '69 , 28-09-2004
Brrrr - The best surf I ever rode at T.O.Bay was Dec. 1, 1969, but when I finally wiped, it was C O L D! (We didn't wear hoods back then).Drove all the way home in my wetsuit.Pretty long ago...We had a great time drinking beer and eating roast beef subs and sleeping in the dunes.