Sands ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Sands Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(New Jersey, USA)


Sands Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.3 °C

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Saturday, 18 April 2015, 15:22 Local time

Saturday 18
11AM 2PM 5PM 8PM
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 10
SW 25
WSW 35
Wind State cross-
off off

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Sands in New Jerseyis a beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Private beach - Localism - Pollution.

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New-Jersey wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sea Bright, New Jersey, 1 km from Sands.

IS AT (local time)

Sands Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Monmouth Beach, 3 km from Sands.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Sands

Buoy Data:

At New York Harbour Buoy, 14 miles from Sands.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 7 7 6 13

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Overall Sands Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Sands Location Maps

Sands Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sands:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Sandy Hook/The Cove 3 mi
Second closest break 7 Presidents Street Park 4 mi
Third closest break 1st Parking Lot 4 mi
Fourth closest break The Cove at Sandy Hook 6 mi
Fifth closest break The Wedge (Allenhurst) 7 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Sands:

Closest wave buoy New York Harbour Buoy 14 mi
Second closest wave buoy Long Island Buoy 44 mi
Third closest wave buoy Western Long Island Sound Buoy 45 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Brant Beach Buoy 54 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Central Long Island Sound Buoy 87 mi

Tide stations nearest to Sands:

Closest tide station Sea Bright 1 mi
Second closest tide station Highlands 2 mi
Third closest tide station Highlands, Route 36 bridge, Shrewsbury River 2 mi
Fourth closest tide station Oceanic Bridge, Navesink River 2 mi
Fifth closest tide station Long Branch Reach, Shrewsbury River 3 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Sands:

Closest ski area Campgaw Mountain (United States) 48 mi
Second closest ski area Sterling Forest Ski Center (United States) 59 mi
Third closest ski area Tuxedo Ridge Ski Center (United States) 62 mi
Fourth closest ski area Mountain Creek Resort (United States) 63 mi
Fifth closest ski area Hidden Valley Club (United States) 63 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Sands:

Closest city location Long Branch (United States) 5 mi
Second closest city location Coney Island (United States) 14 mi
Third closest city location Bensonhurst (United States) 16 mi
Fourth closest city location Perth Amboy (United States) 18 mi
Fifth closest city location Brooklyn (United States) 19 mi
Sands break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sands, New Jersey. Use the tab navigation above to view Sands sea temperature, Sands photographs, Sands detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sands webcams, current wind from New Jersey live weather stations and Sands 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 Sands.


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