Located in Long Island, New York, North Bar is a fun right reef break that provides some fast sections that allow for some high quality performance surfing. The waves here are pretty easy to surf and break for up to 100 meters over a boulder and sand bottom. Watch out for jellyfish, especially in the summer.
What are the best surf conditions for North Bar?
Gets good from waist high to triple overhead. We recommend riding your longboard when smaller and your shortboard when bigger. this spot is best for intermediate and advanced surfers. The surf here is not consistent (3/10) and can get super crowded when it is working (9/10). This spot needs a massive East or Southeast swell to wrap around the point. The best winds are from the southwest. Works on all tides.
We recommend wearing boardshorts or a bikini in the summer when the water temperatures rise to 23 degrees. In the winter a 5/4 with hood, booties, and gloves is necessary when the water temperature drops to 4 degrees. See the temperature chart below for more data on this.