About Long Sands

Long Sands, as the name suggests, is a wide open west-facing beach that’s well protected from the wind by its northern headland, Cape Neddick. Plenty of peaks to choose from, which never get top-to-bottom but can peel off fast. Great for longboards or beginners.

Plenty of stormwater pipes and strong rip currents are the main hazards at Long Sands. No surfing 10-5pm in summer, which is when the parking meters click in.

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  • Stormrider Guide for Long Sands
  • All Tides All Tides
  • Peaky Beachbreak Peaky Beachbreak
  • Sand Sand
  • NE - SE NE - SE
  • North Westerly North Westerly
  • 8 2 Swell Range 2 - 8ft

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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