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Belmar Fishing Pier Surf Guide

Belmar Fishing Pier in New Jersey is an exposed beach/Jetty break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the east northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rips and rocks.

Belmar Fishing Pier Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach/jettyIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
10.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Belmar Fishing Pier:

The best conditions reported for surf at Belmar Fishing Pier occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Belmar Fishing Pier (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Belmar Fishing Pier with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in September while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
22%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
34%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Belmar Fishing Pier Location Map

Interactive Belmar Fishing Pier surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Belmar Fishing Pier is Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Belmar Fishing Pier is Mc Guire Afb (Wrightstown) Airport (WRI), also in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Belmar Fishing Pier Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 6 December 2022, 15:39 Local Time
Tuesday 06Wed
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m)
1.2
SE
1.2
SE
1.4
SE
1.5
SE
Period (s) 5 5 6 6
Wind (km/h)
25
25
25
20
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross

Swell History at Belmar Fishing Pier

Surf stats for Belmar Fishing Pier, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Belmar Fishing Pier

Wind stats for Belmar Fishing Pier, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Belmar Fishing Pier. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Belmar Fishing Pier: