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Fenwick ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Fenwick Spot ID

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Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.3 °C

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Saturday, 19 January 2019, 11:50 Local time
Saturday 19
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 6 6 4 4
Wind (km/h) 15
E 20
ESE 25
ESE 35
Wind State on on cross-

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Fenwick in Delaware is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Delaware wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Fenwick Island Light, Delaware, 3 km from Fenwick.

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Fenwick Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Seabrook Ocean City wx, 4 km from Fenwick.

wind obs. (10.1 kph from 49 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
5.6 °C

Current weather near Fenwick

Buoy Data:

At Delaware Bay Buoy, 19 miles from Fenwick.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 4 4 4 7

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Overall Fenwick Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Fenwick is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY) in USA, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fenwick is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD), also in USA, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • Third is Wallops Flight Facility Airport (WAL) in USA, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Dover Afb Airport (DOV) in USA is 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Fenwick and is 99 km (61 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fenwick, Delaware. Use the tab navigation above to view Fenwick sea temperature, Fenwick photographs, Fenwick detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fenwick webcams, current wind from Delaware live weather stations and Fenwick 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 Fenwick.