The tides, they are a changin’ – and knowing when they do means difference between rolling in high surf or dragging your toes across the glistering sand flats.
Luckily, there’s a map for that.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has compiled an interactive map charting the tide predictions for bays and beaches across the country, including many areas on Long Island. Each point on NOAA’s map show’s times for the next four tide changes, as well as the expected water heights for each tide.
Scroll through the map above to find the tidal area closest to you.And be sure to bookmark this page, since the map constantly updates with the latest high- and low-tide times.