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The Cove Delaware ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.8

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The Cove Delaware Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.3 °C

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Thursday, 26 April 2018, 00:12 Local time
WedThursday 26
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 25
NW 25
WNW 25
Wind State cross-

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The Cove Delaware in Delawareis a beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The location means that it never gets crowded. Hazards include .

Delaware wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Breakwater Harbor, Delaware, 3 km from The Cove Delaware.

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The Cove Delaware Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-LWSD1, 3 km from The Cove Delaware.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
15.6 °C

Current weather near The Cove Delaware

Buoy Data:

At Delaware Bay Buoy, 30 miles from The Cove Delaware.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.0
Dominant period (s) 11 11 10 10

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Overall The Cove Delaware Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Town and city forecasts close to The Cove Delaware:


  • The closest passenger airport to The Cove Delaware is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Cove Delaware is Dover Afb Airport (DOV), also in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY) in USA, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Millville Muni Airport (MIV) in USA is 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Atlantic City International Airport (ACY), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to The Cove Delaware and is 87 km (54 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Cove Delaware, Delaware. Use the tab navigation above to view The Cove Delaware sea temperature, The Cove Delaware photographs, The Cove Delaware detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Cove Delaware webcams, current wind from Delaware live weather stations and The Cove Delaware 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 Delaware.