Fire Island Surf Forecasts and Spot Information

Fire Island in New York is a fairly consistent beachbreak that works best on Southeast, East, and South swells. Waves break both left and right here, and the surf will typically work at all tides. Fire Island can produce decent surf within the range of about 2 feet to 10 feet.

Northwesterly winds at Fire Island tend to produce the most ideal and offshore surf conditions.

The seabed here is mostly sand. You can find waves here year-round.

Best Surf Conditions for Fire Island

Swell DirectionSE, E, S
Wind DirectionNW
Ideal Surf Height2ft to 10ft

Surf Reports & Forecasts for Fire Island

Where available, we’ve included surf reports and forecast widgets from,, and to provide you with a comparison for your favorite spots. Check out those surf forecasting websites to discover more surf spots and in-depth forecasts.

Check out these surf reports for Fire Island. It’s interesting to note how differences in thing like quality of conditions, surf height, wind, and swell direction vary between the forecasts. Depending on the spot, one report may be more accurate than another.

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