Long island stretches eastward from new york city in the metro new york region. The south shore of long island, in the u.s.
Though some consider the south shore to include parts of queens, particularly the beach communities in the rockaways such as belle harbor, the term is generally used. Because of its unusual shape. Category 1 hurricanes inundate just about all of the immediate south shore of the island, including the north side.
The southern shore of long island is most vulnerable to storm surge inundation because hurricane landfall will first occur there and the low elevation will allow sea water to move well inland.
View a map of long island, long island.com! Long shore park map by openstreetmap project. State of new york, is the area along long island's atlantic ocean shoreline. Long shore park map from openstreetmap project.