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Bradley Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.5

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Bradley Beach Surf Guide

Bradley Beach in New Jersey is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for rocks.

Bradley Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bradley Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bradley Beach occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bradley Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Bradley Beach 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 29% of the time in September while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
29%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
19%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bradley Beach Location Map

Interactive Bradley Beach 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 Bradley Beach is Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bradley Beach is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK), also in USA, 50 km (31 miles) away.

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Bradley Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 03:25 Local Time
Sunday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
Period (s) 6 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
15
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Bradley Beach

Surf stats for Bradley Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bradley Beach

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

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