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Assateague ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.1
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.8

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Assateague Spot ID

The swell that wouln't end, Assateague photo


Photo credit: Scott

Hurrican Michael, Assateague photo


Photo credit: Nate Strang

Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 7.9 °C

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Sunday, 16 December 2018, 00:18 Local time
SatSunday 16
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
E 10
SE 15
Wind State on on cross-

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Assateague in Maryland is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here.

Maryland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For North Beach Coast Guard Station, Maryland, 3 km from Assateague.

IS AT (local time)

Assateague Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-OCIM2, 13 km from Assateague.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
10.5 °C

Current weather near Assateague

Buoy Data:

At Delaware Bay Buoy, 29 miles from Assateague.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.1
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 6

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Overall Assateague Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Assateague:


  • The closest passenger airport to Assateague is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY) in USA, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Assateague is Wallops Flight Facility Airport (WAL), also in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Third is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Dover Afb Airport (DOV) in USA is 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Patuxent River Nas Airport (NHK), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Assateague and is 111 km (69 miles) away.
Assateague break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Assateague, Maryland. Use the tab navigation above to view Assateague sea temperature, Assateague photographs, Assateague detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Assateague webcams, current wind from Maryland live weather stations and Assateague tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Assateague.