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Skimboarding in Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York USA

Wave Type :
Beach-break
Beast Swell Direction:
SSE
Best Wind Direction:
NW
Located on the South Shore of Long Island and being the largest urban beach in the United States, Rockaway Beach is the best summer destination. It is a neighborhood on the Rockaway Peninsula in the New York City borough of Queens. Because of the Irish American population, the spot is also known as the "Irish Riviera".

Rockaway Beach has an enormous impact in the field of entertainment. It is addressed to all ages and can satisfy all your interests. This highly sought-after place will offer you the best conditions to hone your skimboarding performance.  So, let the adventure of skimboarding take you away on the city’s most well-known beach.

The beach-break type gives you the opportunity to practice your activity at any time of the year. The beach-break offers mainly left hand waves. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Its best direction comes from northwest. The spot tends to have a mix of groundswells and wind swells. However, the best swell direction is at east.

Given that the famous actor and director, Woody Allen and the music band, Ramones were inspired from this place for their arts, makes it a spot that definitely deserves to be visited. Feel the passion of this area, especially during summer, when the spot is very busy. After your favorite activity, you can admire the stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean, either from the impressive boardwalk or from an array of  cafes and restaurants.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM New Jersey
76,7mi / 123km, 1 hr 50 mins.
Follow the U.S.9 N.
BY CAR FROM Massachusetts
209 mi, 337 km, 3 hrs 43 mins.
Follow the I_84.
BY CAR FROM Philadelphia
107 mi, 173 km, 2 hrs 20 mins.
Follow the I_95 N.
BY AIR
John F. Kennedy International Airport,
14 miles / 23, 5 km
BY AIR
LaGuardia Aiprort,
23 miles / 37 km.
BY TRAIN

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