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L Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.6

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L Jetty Surf Guide

L Jetty in New Jersey is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east southeast. The beach break offers mainly right hand waves. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. It's often crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

L Jetty Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing L Jetty:

The best conditions reported for surf at L Jetty occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing L Jetty 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 41% of the time in July while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 21% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
41%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
21%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore L Jetty Location Map

Interactive L Jetty 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 L Jetty is Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to L Jetty is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK), also in USA, 53 km (33 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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L Jetty Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 03:40 Local Time
Sunday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
Period (s) 6 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
15
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross

Swell History at L Jetty

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

Wind History at L Jetty

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near L Jetty. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To L Jetty: