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Island Beach State Park ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 1.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.4
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.3

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Island Beach State Park Spot ID

A2 Walkway to the Beach, Island Beach State Park photo

Island Beach State Park

Photo credit: Michael Atchley

Type: sandbar

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.5 °C

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Thursday, 18 October 2018, 19:57 Local time
Thursday 18Fri
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
WNW 20
WNW 15
WNW 15
Wind State cross-

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Island Beach State Park in New Jersey is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers mainly right hand waves. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rips and jellyfish.

New-Jersey wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Island Beach, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, 2 km from Island Beach State Park.

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Island Beach State Park Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Island Beach State Park Bathhouse #1 Berkeley wx, 2 km from Island Beach State Park.

moderate winds from the NW

Air temperature
10.7 °C

Current weather near Island Beach State Park

Overall Island Beach State Park Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Island Beach State Park is Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Island Beach State Park is Mc Guire Afb (Wrightstown) Airport (WRI), also in USA, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN) in USA is 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Island Beach State Park and is 84 km (52 miles) away.
Island Beach State Park break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Island Beach State Park, New Jersey. Use the tab navigation above to view Island Beach State Park sea temperature, Island Beach State Park photographs, Island Beach State Park detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Island Beach State Park webcams, current wind from New Jersey live weather stations and Island Beach State Park 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 Island Beach State Park.