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47th Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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47th Street Surf Guide

47th Street in New Jersey is a fairly exposed beach/Jetty break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks favour lefts. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of the strong rips here.

47th Street Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing 47th Street:

The best conditions reported for surf at 47th Street occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf 47th Street (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing 47th Street with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 3% of the time in March while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 83% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
3%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
14%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
83%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore 47th Street Location Map

Interactive 47th 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 47th Street is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to 47th Street is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY), also in USA, 36 km (22 miles) away.

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47th Street Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 07:01 Local Time
Monday 17
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 0
ENE 0
SW 5
SE 15
SSE
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Swell History at 47th Street

Surf stats for 47th Street, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at 47th Street

Wind stats for 47th Street, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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