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Fenwick ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Fenwick Surf Guide

Fenwick in Delaware is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Fenwick Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach/jettyIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
6.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fenwick:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fenwick occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Fenwick with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 44% of the time in July while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
44%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fenwick Location Map

Interactive Fenwick 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 Fenwick is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY) in USA, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fenwick is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD), also in USA, 60 km (37 miles) away.

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Fenwick Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 11:23 Local Time
Wednesday 27
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.5
E
0.4
ENE
0.3
S
0.2
E
Period (s) 6 6 7 6
Wind (km/h) 35
NW 30
NW 25
NNW 20
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Fenwick

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

Wind History at Fenwick

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

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