Rockaway Surf Forecasts and Spot Information

Rockaway in New York is a fairly consistent beachbreak that works best on South Southeast , East, and South swells. Waves break mostly left here, and the surf will typically work at all tides. Rockaway can produce decent surf within the range of about 2 feet to 8 feet.

Northwesterly winds at Rockaway 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 Rockaway

Swell DirectionSSE, E, S
TideAll
Wind DirectionNW
Ideal Surf Height2ft to 8ft

Surf Reports & Forecasts for Rockaway

Where available, we’ve included surf reports and forecast widgets from Surfline.com, MagicSeaweed.com, and Surf-Forecast.com 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 Rockaway. 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.