Fortress in New York is a fairly consistent reef that works best on Southeast, East, and Southwest swells. Waves break mostly right here, and the surf will typically work at all tides. Fortress can produce decent surf within the range of about 2 feet to 8 feet.
Westerly winds at Fortress tend to produce the most ideal and offshore surf conditions.
The seabed here is mostly boulders and sand. You can find waves here year-round.
Best Surf Conditions for Fortress
|Swell Direction||SE, E, SW|
|Ideal Surf Height||2ft to 8ft|
Surf Reports & Forecasts for Fortress
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Check out these surf reports for Fortress. 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.