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Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach) break guide

Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach) Surf Guide

Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant) in New Jersey is an 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. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east northeast. The beach break favours left handers. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include rips and rocks.

Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach):

The best conditions reported for surf at Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach) occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach) (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in September while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach) 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 Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach) is Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach) is Mc Guire Afb (Wrightstown) Airport (WRI), also in USA, 48 km (30 miles) away.

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Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 07:51 Local Time
Thursday 15
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 10
SSW 10
S 15
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach)

Surf stats for Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach)

Wind stats for Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Jenkinsons (Point Pleasant Beach) Reviews:

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Based on 1 vote.
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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s22.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s44.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s22.0
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Julie from United States
“This is not a surfing beach - surfing is not permitted year-round. I found that out the hard way - the lifeguards chased me out of the water.”

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