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Harvey Cedars ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Harvey Cedars Surf Guide

Harvey Cedars in New Jersey is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include rips,groynes.

Harvey Cedars Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach/jettyIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
4.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Harvey Cedars:

The best conditions reported for surf at Harvey Cedars occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Harvey Cedars (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Harvey Cedars 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 49% of the time in July while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
49%
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
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Harvey Cedars Location Map

Interactive Harvey Cedars 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 Harvey Cedars is Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Harvey Cedars is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY), also in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away.

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Harvey Cedars Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 03:48 Local Time
Tuesday 02
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.6
S
0.4
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0.3
S
0.2
S
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 40
NW 35
NW 30
NW 30
NW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Harvey Cedars

Surf stats for Harvey Cedars, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Harvey Cedars

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

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