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The Cove Cape May ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.4

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The Cove Cape May Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.5 °C

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Thursday, 25 May 2017, 06:30 Local time
Thursday 25
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 7 7 8 8
Wind (km/h) 35
ESE 25
E 20
ESE 20
Wind State cross-
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The Cove Cape May in New Jersey is a fairly exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the north northeast with some shelter here from east winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Beware of - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

New-Jersey wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Cape May, Atlantic Ocean, New Jersey (0 km).

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The Cove Cape May Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Cape May wx, 1 km from The Cove Cape May.


Air temperature
13.7 °C

Current weather near The Cove Cape May

Buoy Data:

At Delaware Bay Buoy, 35 miles from The Cove Cape May.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
Dominant period (s) 7 7 7 7

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Overall The Cove Cape May Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • The closest passenger airport to The Cove Cape May is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Cove Cape May is Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is Dover Afb Airport (DOV) in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA is 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to The Cove Cape May and is 82 km (51 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Cove Cape May, New Jersey. Use the tab navigation above to view The Cove Cape May sea temperature, The Cove Cape May photographs, The Cove Cape May detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Cove Cape May webcams, current wind from New Jersey live weather stations and The Cove Cape May 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 Cove Cape May.