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LBI Long Beach Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.9

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LBI Long Beach Island break guidePhoto by: Sue Mustac

LBI Long Beach Island Surf Guide

LBI Long Beach Island in New Jersey is a sandbar break. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

LBI Long Beach Island Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
13.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing LBI Long Beach Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at LBI Long Beach Island occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf LBI Long Beach Island (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing LBI Long Beach Island with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in November while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 33% 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).
LBI Long Beach Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 November 2020, 11:37 Local Time
Saturday 28
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 8 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 20
W 20
WNW 20
Wind State cross-
off off

Swell History at LBI Long Beach Island

Surf stats for LBI Long Beach Island, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at LBI Long Beach Island

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

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