Read all about surfing at Ditch Plains beach. A popular and consistent east coast surf spot on the eastern most part of the Hamptons; also know as “the End.”
Everything you Need to Know about Suring Ditch Plains
Type of Wave: reef break.
Bottom: rocky reef,
Direction: Both lefts and rights and A-frame waves.
Best Swell Direction: Anything from the South, from southwest to southeast.
Best Tides: Mid and high tide.
Best Season: Summer & Fall.
Ability Level: Great for newbies and fun all levels.
Bring your: Long board, funboard and hybrid. Shortboarding can be possible when swell is up.
Crowd Factor: packed during the summer season!
Vibe: Super friendly. Just respect surf etiquette. And remember: locals alwayshave priority.
Parking: by permit only.
You can pick up a parking permit at the Chamber of Commerce in the center of town.
Amenities: Restrooms and concession stands are available and line the beach.
Surf board rentals: There’s a ton in town! No need to bring a board.
Ditch Plains is a two-mile stretch of sandy beach and one of the more consistent waves in Long Island.
Of the 5 days I spent surfing around Montauk, Ditch Plains was the only wave breaking the entire time. It reminded me of the long, crumbly, mellow long-board friendly breaks of SoCal. I was lucky to be staying just down the street of this stunning spot, lined with stunning dunes and cliffs.
Here I am about to go shred:
And there I am shredding!
Scenes from Ditch Plains:
My home street in Ditch Plains, short walk to the surf:
The time I tried to find some surf near the lighthouse:
The time I tried to find surf at Kirk Beach:
My post surf sesh stoke is real!
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