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52nd Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.7

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52nd Street Surf Guide

52nd Street in New Jersey is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks peel to the right. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of the strong rips here.

52nd Street Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
20.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing 52nd Street:

The best conditions reported for surf at 52nd Street 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 52nd Street (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing 52nd Street 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 48% of the time in July while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore 52nd Street Location Map

Interactive 52nd 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 52nd Street is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to 52nd Street is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY), also in USA, 38 km (24 miles) away.

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52nd Street Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 02:10 Local Time
SatSunday 20
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.5
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.7
SSE
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
10
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off cross-
off

Swell History at 52nd Street

Surf stats for 52nd Street, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at 52nd Street

Wind stats for 52nd Street, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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