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Wildwood Crest ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.7
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.5

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Wildwood Crest Spot ID

Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.9 °C

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Sunday, 16 December 2018, 06:39 Local time
Sunday 16
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 40
ENE 40
NE 35
NE 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Wildwood/Five Mile Island in New Jersey is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and jellyfish.

New-Jersey wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Wildwood Crest, ocean pier, New Jersey (0 km).

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Wildwood Crest Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At 21 St Ave SARLO North Wildwood wx, 3 km from Wildwood Crest.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
12.0 °C

Current weather near Wildwood Crest

Buoy Data:

At Delaware Bay Buoy, 36 miles from Wildwood Crest.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.6
Dominant period (s) 6 10 10 9

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Overall Wildwood Crest Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Wildwood Crest is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wildwood Crest is Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA, 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Dover Afb Airport (DOV) in USA is 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Wildwood Crest and is 92 km (57 miles) away.
Wildwood Crest break location map and break info

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