48th Street Spot ID
Best: Swell SE | Wind W
Sea Temperature Today is: 12.3 °C
48th Street in Delaware is an exposed beach/Jetty break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for dangerous rips.
For Fenwick Island Light, Delaware, 6 km from 48th Street.
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At Seabrook Ocean City wx, 5 km from 48th Street.
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At Delaware Bay Buoy, 20 miles from 48th Street.
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Overall 48th Street Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April
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- The closest passenger airport to 48th Street is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY) in USA, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to 48th Street is Wallops Flight Facility Airport (WAL), also in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away.
- Third is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 69 km (43 miles) away.
- Dover Afb Airport (DOV) in USA is 89 km (55 miles) away.
- Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to 48th Street and is 108 km (67 miles) away.
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