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

Overall: 2.6

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Sands Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.9 °C

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Friday, 1 July 2016, 00:22 Local time
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11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.7
ESE
0.5
ESE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 15
SW 10
SSW 10
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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Sands in New Jerseyis a beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Ideal winds are from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Sometimes crowded. Beware of - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Private beach - Localism - Pollution.

New-Jersey wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

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Sands Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Monmouth Beach, 3 km from Sands.

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Air temperature
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Current weather near Sands

Buoy Data:

At New York Harbour Buoy, 14 miles from Sands.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
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0.9
1.0
Dominant period (s) 8 - 7 7

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Overall Sands Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Sands Location Maps

Sands Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sands:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sands:

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
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Sands:

  • Closest ski area
    Campgaw Mountain
    48 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Sterling Forest Ski Center
    59 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Tuxedo Ridge Ski Center
    62 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Mountain Creek Resort
    63 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Hidden Valley Club
    63 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Sands:

  • Closest city location
    Long Branch
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Coney Island
    14 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Bensonhurst
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Perth Amboy
    18 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Brooklyn
    19 mi

Airports

  • 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.
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.