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Loch Arbor ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Loch Arbor Surf Guide

Loch Arbor in New Jersey is a sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism.

Loch Arbor Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Loch Arbor:

The best conditions reported for surf at Loch Arbor 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 Loch Arbor (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Loch Arbor 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 Loch Arbor Location Map

Interactive Loch Arbor 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 Loch Arbor is Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Loch Arbor is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK), also in USA, 49 km (30 miles) away.

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Loch Arbor Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 05:46 Local Time
Monday 17
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.7
SE
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 5
NW 5
E 20
SE
Wind State cross-
off
glass on cross-
on

Swell History at Loch Arbor

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

Wind History at Loch Arbor

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

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