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Cape May Avenue ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Cape May Avenue Surf Guide

Cape May Avenue in New Jersey is a sandbar break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rips and rocks.

Cape May Avenue Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
19.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cape May Avenue:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cape May Avenue occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cape May Avenue (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cape May Avenue with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in November while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 33% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
33%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cape May Avenue Location Map

Interactive Cape May Avenue 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 Cape May Avenue is Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cape May Avenue is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY), also in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away.

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Cape May Avenue Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 03:17 Local Time
Sunday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.9
SSE
Period (s) 6 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
20
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Cape May Avenue

Surf stats for Cape May Avenue, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cape May Avenue

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

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