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5th Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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5th Street Surf Guide

5th Street in New Jersey is a fairly exposed beach/Jetty break that has reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks peel to the left. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include rips,pipes.

5th Street Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing 5th Street:

The best conditions reported for surf at 5th Street 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 5th Street sea temperature, 5th Street photographs, 5th Street detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, 5th Street webcams, current wind from New Jersey live weather stations and 5th Street 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 5th Street

5th Street Surf:

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 05:14 Local time
Tuesday 07
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 0
N 5
SE 10
SSE 10
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Tide Times:

For Ocean City, 9th Street Bridge, New Jersey, 1 km from 5th Street.

IS AT (local time)

5th Street Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ocean City, 1 km from 5th Street.


Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near 5th Street

Overall 5th Street Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for 5th Street: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for 5th Street: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Afternoon in the OCNJ, 5th Street photo

5th Street

Photo credit: Bill Roehrich

5th Street Location Maps

5th Street 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 5th Street

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to 5th Street:

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Wave buoys nearest to 5th Street:

Tide stations nearest to 5th Street:

  • Closest tide station
    Ocean City, 9th Street Bridge
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Ocean City
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Beesleys Point
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Longport (inside), Great Egg Harbor Inlet
    3 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Steelmanville, Patcong Creek, 2.5 nautical miles above entrance
    4 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to 5th Street is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to 5th Street is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD), also in USA, 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Millville Muni Airport (MIV) in USA, 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Dover Afb Airport (DOV) in USA is 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Mc Guire Afb (Wrightstown) Airport (WRI), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to 5th Street and is 83 km (52 miles) away.
5th Street break location map and break info