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Diamond Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.3

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Diamond Beach Surf Guide

Diamond Beach in New Jersey is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Diamond Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s22.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
4.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Diamond Beach:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Diamond Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in September while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% 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
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Diamond Beach Location Map

Interactive Diamond 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 Diamond Beach is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Diamond Beach is Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA, 50 km (31 miles) away.

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Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Diamond Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 4 March 2021, 23:28 Local Time
ThuFriday 05
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.2
S
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.3
SSE
Period (s) 8 8 9 8
Wind (km/h) 40
NNW 40
NW 40
NW 40
NW
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Diamond Beach

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

Wind History at Diamond Beach

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

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    3km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Diamond Beach:

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