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Lavallette ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.3

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Lavallette Surf Guide

Lavallette in New Jersey is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rips and rocks.

Lavallette Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
4.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lavallette:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Lavallette 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 39% of the time in July while 54% 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
39%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
54%
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 Lavallette Location Map

Interactive Lavallette 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 Lavallette is Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA, 25 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lavallette is Mc Guire Afb (Wrightstown) Airport (WRI), also in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away.

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Lavallette Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 21:27 Local Time
MonTuesday 09
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
Period (s) 9 9 9 8
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 25
SW 30
WSW 25
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Lavallette

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

Wind History at Lavallette

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

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