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Indian River (Southside) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.9

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Indian River (Southside) Spot ID

Small Fall day S. Jetty, Indian River (Southside) photo

Indian River (Southside)

Photo credit: J. Lillibridge

Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 4.9 °C

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Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 06:11 Local time
Tuesday 20
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 5 6 6 8
Wind (km/h) 30
E 40
ENE 50
ENE 60
Wind State on on cross-

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Indian River (Southside) in Delaware is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks favour rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, pollution, sharks,sea-lice.

Delaware wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Indian River Inlet (USCG Station), Delaware, 2 km from Indian River (Southside).

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Indian River (Southside) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sea Colony Bethany Beach wx, 8 km from Indian River (Southside).


Air temperature
5.3 °C

Current weather near Indian River (Southside)

Buoy Data:

At Delaware Bay Buoy, 22 miles from Indian River (Southside).

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 5 5 5 5

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Overall Indian River (Southside) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Indian River (Southside) Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Indian River (Southside) is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Indian River (Southside) is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY), also in USA, 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Dover Afb Airport (DOV) in USA, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Wallops Flight Facility Airport (WAL) in USA is 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Indian River (Southside) and is 85 km (53 miles) away.
Indian River (Southside) break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Indian River (Southside), Delaware. Use the tab navigation above to view Indian River (Southside) sea temperature, Indian River (Southside) photographs, Indian River (Southside) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Indian River (Southside) webcams, current wind from Delaware live weather stations and Indian River (Southside) 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 Indian River (Southside).