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Margate Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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Margate Pier Spot ID

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Margate Pier

Photo credit: Mike Rinard

Type: beach/Pier

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.0 °C

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Monday, 17 June 2019, 21:51 Local time
MonTuesday 18
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
S 5
SW 5
W 5
Wind State cross-
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Margate Pier in New Jersey is an exposed beach/Pier break that has very consistent waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rips,crowds nr jetty.

New-Jersey wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Longport (inside), Great Egg Harbor Inlet, New Jersey, 1 km from Margate Pier.

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Margate Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ocean City, 5 km from Margate Pier.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near Margate Pier

Overall Margate Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Margate Pier is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Margate Pier is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD), also in USA, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Millville Muni Airport (MIV) in USA, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Mc Guire Afb (Wrightstown) Airport (WRI) in USA is 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Margate Pier and is 82 km (51 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Margate Pier, New Jersey. Use the tab navigation above to view Margate Pier sea temperature, Margate Pier photographs, Margate Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Margate Pier webcams, current wind from New Jersey live weather stations and Margate Pier 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 Margate Pier.