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Naval Jetties ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.1

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Naval Jetties Spot ID

August 2008 - the jetty, Naval Jetties photo

Naval Jetties

Photo credit: Bill Reilly

Collision imminent, Naval Jetties photo

Naval Jetties

Photo credit: Bill Reilly

Type: beach/Groyne

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.5 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 23:32 Local time
Wednesday 19Thu
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 6 6
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
E 10
ENE 15
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Naval Jetties in Delaware is an exposed beach/Groyne break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. Prevailing right breaking waves at the beach break. Best around low tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of tree stumps.

Delaware wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cape Henlopen, Delaware Bay, Delaware, 2 km from Naval Jetties.

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Naval Jetties Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-LWSD1, 3 km from Naval Jetties.

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
22.9 °C

Current weather near Naval Jetties

Buoy Data:

At Delaware Bay Buoy, 30 miles from Naval Jetties.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 5 5 5 5

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Overall Naval Jetties Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Naval Jetties is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Naval Jetties is Dover Afb Airport (DOV), also in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY) in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Millville Muni Airport (MIV) in USA is 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Atlantic City International Airport (ACY), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Naval Jetties and is 87 km (54 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Naval Jetties, Delaware. Use the tab navigation above to view Naval Jetties sea temperature, Naval Jetties photographs, Naval Jetties detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Naval Jetties webcams, current wind from Delaware live weather stations and Naval Jetties 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 Naval Jetties.