Sands Spot ID
Best: Swell SE | Wind W
Sea Temperature Today is: 14.1 °C
Sands in New Jerseyis a beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Private beach - Localism - Pollution.
For Sea Bright, New Jersey, 1 km from Sands.
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At Monmouth Beach, 3 km from Sands.
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Overall Sands Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Use this relief map to navigate to New Jersey surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Sands
Tide stations nearest to Sands:
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- The closest passenger airport to Sands is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK) in USA, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Sands is Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), also in USA, 39 km (24 miles) away.
- Third is La Guardia (New York) Airport (LGA) in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away.
- Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA is 49 km (30 miles) away.
- Teterboro Airport (TEB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Sands and is 54 km (34 miles) away.
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.