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8th Street Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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8th Street Jetty Surf Guide

8th Street Jetty in New Jersey is a fairly exposed beach/Jetty break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It's often crowded here. Watch out for rips,pipes.

8th Street Jetty Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
20.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing 8th Street Jetty:

The best conditions reported for surf at 8th Street Jetty occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf 8th Street Jetty (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing 8th Street Jetty 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 8% of the time in March while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 83% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
9%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
83%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive 8th Street Jetty 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 8th Street Jetty is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to 8th Street Jetty is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD), also in USA, 38 km (24 miles) away.

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8th Street Jetty Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 03:38 Local Time
Sunday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.1
SE
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-
0.2
ESE
0.1
SE
Period (s) 10 - 9 10
Wind (km/h)
5
10
15
20
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at 8th Street Jetty

Surf stats for 8th Street Jetty, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at 8th Street Jetty

Wind stats for 8th Street Jetty, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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