Bethany Spot ID
Best: Swell ENE | Wind SW
Sea Temperature Today is: 17.9 °C
Bethany in Delaware is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks and locals.
For Fenwick Island Light, Delaware, 9 km from Bethany.
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Overall Bethany Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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- The closest passenger airport to Bethany is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY) in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Bethany is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD), also in USA, 55 km (34 miles) away.
- Third is Wallops Flight Facility Airport (WAL) in USA, 75 km (47 miles) away.
- Dover Afb Airport (DOV) in USA is 76 km (47 miles) away.
- Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Bethany and is 93 km (58 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bethany, Delaware. Use the tab navigation above to view Bethany sea temperature, Bethany photographs, Bethany detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bethany webcams, current wind from Delaware live weather stations and Bethany 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 Bethany.