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Island Beach State Park ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 1.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.4
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.3

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Island Beach State Park break guidePhoto by: Sue Mustac

Island Beach State Park Surf Guide

Island Beach State Park in New Jersey is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers mainly right hand waves. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rips and jellyfish.

Island Beach State Park Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
consistent23.7°C

Surfing Island Beach State Park:

The best conditions reported for surf at Island Beach State Park occur when a Southeast 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 Island Beach State Park sea temperature, Island Beach State Park photographs, Island Beach State Park detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Island Beach State Park webcams, current wind from New Jersey live weather stations and Island Beach State Park 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 Island Beach State Park


Island Beach State Park Surf:

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 05:29 Local time
Tuesday 07
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.8
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
Period (s) 5 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 5
E 15
SSE 20
SSE
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Tide Times:

For Island Beach, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, 2 km from Island Beach State Park.

IS AT (local time)

Island Beach State Park Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Seaside Park, 8 km from Island Beach State Park.

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Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Island Beach State Park

Overall Island Beach State Park Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Island Beach State Park: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Island Beach State Park: see the variation in direction and stength by month.


A2 Walkway to the Beach, Island Beach State Park photo

Island Beach State Park

Photo credit: Michael Atchley

End of a beautiful day at Island Beach State Park  photo

Island Beach State Park

Photo credit: Sue Mustac

Island Beach state park photo

Island Beach State Park

Photo credit: Sue Mustac


Island Beach State Park Location Maps

Island Beach State Park Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to New Jersey surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Island Beach State Park

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Island Beach State Park:

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Wave buoys nearest to Island Beach State Park:

Tide stations nearest to Island Beach State Park:

  • Closest tide station
    Island Beach, Barnegat Bay
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Island Beach, Sedge Islands, Barnegat Bay
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Stouts Creek, Barnegat Bay
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Cedar Creek, Barnegat Bay
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Forked River, Barnegat Bay
    4 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Island Beach State Park is Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Island Beach State Park is Mc Guire Afb (Wrightstown) Airport (WRI), also in USA, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN) in USA is 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Island Beach State Park and is 84 km (52 miles) away.
Island Beach State Park break location map and break info