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Castles ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Castles Surf Guide

Castles in New Jersey is a sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include - Localism.

Castles Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Castles:

The best conditions reported for surf at Castles 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 Castles (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Castles 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 Castles Location Map

Interactive Castles 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 Castles is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Castles is Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Castles Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 21 June 2021, 06:07 Local Time
Monday 21
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.1
S
1.0
S
1.1
S
1.2
S
Period (s) 6 6 6 7
Wind (km/h)
20
15
20
25
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Castles

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

Wind History at Castles

Wind stats for Castles, 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 Castles. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Castles: