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Lavallette ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.3

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Lavallette Spot ID

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Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.7 °C

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Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 19:12 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 20
W 25
W 25
Wind State glass cross-
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Lavallette in New Jersey is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rips and rocks.

New-Jersey wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ocean Beach, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, 2 km from Lavallette.

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Lavallette Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Seaside Heights, 3 km from Lavallette.


Air temperature
2 °C

Current weather near Lavallette

Buoy Data:

At Barnegat, NJ, 21 miles from Lavallette.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
Dominant period (s) 10 10 11 9

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Overall Lavallette Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Lavallette is Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA, 25 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lavallette is Mc Guire Afb (Wrightstown) Airport (WRI), also in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away.
  • Third is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN) in USA is 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Lavallette and is 78 km (48 miles) away.
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