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Dewey Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.8

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Dewey Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.8 °C

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 15:34 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
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Period (s) 7 6 4 5
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 10
WSW 10
WNW 15
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Wind State off cross-
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Dewey Beach in Delaware is a beach break that only works when conditions are just right with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Crowds are never a problem here.

Delaware wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, 2 km from Dewey Beach.

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Dewey Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rehoboth Beach, 2 km from Dewey Beach.

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Current weather near Dewey Beach

Buoy Data:

At Delaware Bay Buoy, 26 miles from Dewey Beach.

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Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
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Dominant period (s) 6 6 6 7

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Overall Dewey Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Dewey Beach is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dewey Beach is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY), also in USA, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Dover Afb Airport (DOV) in USA, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Millville Muni Airport (MIV) in USA is 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Wallops Flight Facility Airport (WAL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Dewey Beach and is 91 km (57 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Dewey Beach, Delaware. Use the tab navigation above to view Dewey Beach sea temperature, Dewey Beach photographs, Dewey Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dewey Beach webcams, current wind from Delaware live weather stations and Dewey Beach 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 Dewey Beach.