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The Castle ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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The Castle Spot ID

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Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 5.6 °C

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Friday, 22 March 2019, 03:50 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 9 9 10 9
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 40
WNW 40
WNW 35
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The Castle in New Jersey is a fairly exposed beach/Jetty break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks favour lefts. Best around mid tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips,rusty wrecks.

New-Jersey wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Brigantine Channel at Hoffman Thorofare, New Jersey, 3 km from The Castle.

IS AT (local time)

The Castle Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-ACYN4, 7 km from The Castle.


Air temperature
7.1 °C

Current weather near The Castle

Overall The Castle Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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The Castle Location Maps

The Castle Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to The Castle:


  • The closest passenger airport to The Castle is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Castle is Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Third is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA is 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Mc Guire Afb (Wrightstown) Airport (WRI), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to The Castle and is 71 km (44 miles) away.
The Castle break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Castle, New Jersey. Use the tab navigation above to view The Castle sea temperature, The Castle photographs, The Castle detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Castle webcams, current wind from New Jersey live weather stations and The Castle 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 The Castle.