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Crystals ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Crystals Surf Guide

Crystals in New Jersey is a fairly exposed beach/Jetty break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the west with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks are all rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of the strong rips here.

Crystals Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Crystals:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Crystals with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in March while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 82% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
14%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
82%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Crystals Location Map

Interactive Crystals 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 Crystals is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Crystals is Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Crystals Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 22:41 Local Time
TueWednesday 12
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) -
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-
-
0.1
E
0.1
E
Period (s) - - 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 20
NW 20
NW 25
NW
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Crystals

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

Wind History at Crystals

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

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