uk es it fr pt nl
1st Parking Lot ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.5

See all 18 ratings

Based on 1 vote. Vote

Surf Report Feed

1st Parking Lot Surf Guide

1st Parking Lot in New Jersey is a reasonably exposed beach and point(Jetty) break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. It's often crowded here. Hazards include rocks and pollution.

1st Parking Lot Spot Info

Icon  beachBeach and point(jetty)Icon  s32.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing 1st Parking Lot:

The best conditions reported for surf at 1st Parking Lot occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

New-Jersey wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view 1st Parking Lot sea temperature, 1st Parking Lot photographs, 1st Parking Lot detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, 1st Parking Lot webcams, current wind from New Jersey live weather stations and 1st Parking Lot 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 1st Parking Lot

1st Parking Lot Surf:

Sunday, 12 July 2020, 21:24 Local time
Sunday 12Mon
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 20
SW 15
Wind State cross-
off glass

Tide Times:

For Highlands, New Jersey, 4 km from 1st Parking Lot.

IS AT (local time)

1st Parking Lot Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-SDHN4, 5 km from 1st Parking Lot.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
28.2 °C

Current weather near 1st Parking Lot

Overall 1st Parking Lot Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

First parking

Surf stats for 1st Parking Lot: see the swell variation by month.

First parking lot.wind.statistics.julyS.animatedS.label.animated

Wind stats for 1st Parking Lot: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Surf default break image

1st Parking Lot Location Maps

1st Parking Lot Location Map

Contours: Roads & Rivers: Select a surf spot from the menu
Surf spots located close to 1st Parking LotShoreline around 1st Parking LotRoads and rivers around 1st Parking Lot

Use this relief map to navigate to New Jersey surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of 1st Parking Lot

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to 1st Parking Lot:

 (click location name for more details)

Wave buoys nearest to 1st Parking Lot:

Tide stations nearest to 1st Parking Lot:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Highlands, Route 36 bridge, Shrewsbury River
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Atlantic Highlands
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Sandy Hook
    3 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Oceanic Bridge, Navesink River
    4 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to 1st Parking Lot is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK) in USA, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to 1st Parking Lot is Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), also in USA, 33 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is La Guardia (New York) Airport (LGA) in USA, 39 km (24 miles) away.
  • Teterboro Airport (TEB) in USA is 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to 1st Parking Lot and is 55 km (34 miles) away.
1st Parking Lot break location map and break info