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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. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of - Localism.

Castles Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent25.8°C

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:

New-Jersey wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Castles sea temperature, Castles photographs, Castles detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Castles webcams, current wind from New Jersey live weather stations and Castles 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 Castles

Castles Surf:

Saturday, 11 July 2020, 16:40 Local time
Saturday 11Sun
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 20
SW 20
W 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Tide Times:

For Brigantine Channel at Hoffman Thorofare, New Jersey, 3 km from Castles.

IS AT (local time)

Castles Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-ACYN4, 8 km from Castles.


Air temperature
24.5 °C

Current weather near Castles

Overall Castles Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for Castles: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Castles: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Castles Location Maps

Castles Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to New Jersey surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Castles

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Castles:

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Wave buoys nearest to Castles:

Tide stations nearest to Castles:

  • Closest tide station
    Brigantine Channel at Hoffman Thorofare
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Absecon Channel, State Route 87 bridge
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Main Marsh Thorofare
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Atlantic City (Steel Pier)
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Shooting Thorofare, Little Egg Inlet
    7 mi


  • 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.
  • Third is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA is 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Mc Guire Afb (Wrightstown) Airport (WRI), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Castles and is 70 km (43 miles) away.
Castles break location map and break info