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57th Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.2

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57th Street Surf Guide

57th Street in New Jersey is a sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

57th Street Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s22.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing 57th Street:

The best conditions reported for surf at 57th Street 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 57th Street (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing 57th Street with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in November while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 33% 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
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
33%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore 57th Street Location Map

Interactive 57th Street 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 57th Street is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to 57th Street is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD), also in USA, 33 km (20 miles) away.

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57th Street Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 02:15 Local Time
SatSunday 20
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.7
SSE
0.6
S
0.6
SSE
0.8
SSE
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h)
15
10
10
10
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at 57th Street

Surf stats for 57th Street, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at 57th Street

Wind stats for 57th Street, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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