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5th Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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5th Street Spot ID

Afternoon in the OCNJ, 5th Street photo

5th Street

Photo credit: Bill Roehrich

Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.3 °C

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Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 02:03 Local time
MonTuesday 16
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 15
WSW 15
Wind State cross-

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5th Street in New Jersey is a fairly exposed beach/Jetty break that has reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks peel to the left. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include rips,pipes.

New-Jersey wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ocean City, 9th Street Bridge, New Jersey, 1 km from 5th Street.

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5th Street Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ocean City, 1 km from 5th Street.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
24 °C

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Overall 5th Street Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to 5th Street is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to 5th Street is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD), also in USA, 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Millville Muni Airport (MIV) in USA, 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Dover Afb Airport (DOV) in USA is 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Mc Guire Afb (Wrightstown) Airport (WRI), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to 5th Street and is 83 km (52 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for 5th Street, New Jersey. Use the tab navigation above to view 5th Street sea temperature, 5th Street photographs, 5th Street detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, 5th Street webcams, current wind from New Jersey live weather stations and 5th Street 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 5th Street.