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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until 11 am EST this morning... * tidal departures...2 to 2 1/2 ft above astronomical tides this morning. * Timing...localized minor coastal flooding is expected with the morning high tide cycle. * Coastal flood impacts...brief and localized minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels this morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......911 am........9.0-9.5..........none...... Stamford CT.........838 am........9.0-9.5..........minor..... Bridgeport CT.......835 am........8.7-9.2..........minor..... , "Small Craft Advisory" ...Small Craft Advisory in effect until 6 am EST Wednesday... ...Gale Warning is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Small Craft Advisory...which is in effect until 6 am EST Wednesday. The Gale Warning has been cancelled. * Winds and seas...north winds 20 to 30 kt. Occasional gusts up to 35 kt early this morning. Seas 4 to 8 feet across the Long Island Sound. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Small Craft Advisory means that sustained wind speeds or frequent gusts of 25 to 33 kt and/or seas of 5 ft or higher are expected or occurring...and hazardous to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller vessels...should avoid navigating in these conditions. -- Tuesday Jan.24 17,10:00 AM

Learn to Surf on Long Island

This summer, take the time to learn how to surf.

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Long Island features some of the most beautiful beaches on the East Coast. For most people, this means that summer gives them the chance to kick back, take in the sun and enjoy the ocean. But for those looking to stay a little more active when the heat comes, Long Island is the perfect place to catch some waves.
 
With summer kicking off, why not take the time to learn to surf? Whether you’re brand new to the sport or looking to improve, surfing can be learned at any age. Long Island has plenty of surf shops that offer affordable surf lessons as well as camps for both adults and kids.
 
Skudin Surf
Offers: Private lessons, surf camps for adults and kids
Pricing: $95 per 1 hour 15 minute lesson, inquire on website for camps
Location(s): Long Beach, Rockaway Beach, Atlantic Beach, Lido Beach
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Bunger Surf Shop
Offers: Camps, hourly lessons
Pricing: $375 for three-days camps, $225 for two-day camps, inquire at 1-800-698-SURF for more hourly lesson information
Location(s): Babylon, Gilgo Beach
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Island Surf School
Offers: Camps, hourly lessons
Pricing: $450 for one-week camp, $150 per hour for private lessons
Location(s): Westhampton Beach
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Natures Shapes
Offers: Private lessons for one or two people (inquire about groups larger than two), paddle board lessons
Pricing: $60 per hour for one person, $120 per hour for two people
Location(s): Sayville
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SURFLUCA
Offers: Private lessons, group lessons, surf school
Pricing: $150 for one-on-one lessons, $100 per person for groups of 2-6 people, $90 per person for groups of 7 or more. Kid surf school is $750 per week, adult surf school is $300 per week
Location(s): Montauk
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Be sure to check our our surfing page for more information on surfing Long Island.