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North Assateague (The Wedge) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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North Assateague (The Wedge) Surf Guide

North Assateague(The Wedge) in Maryland is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer left-handers. Best around high tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips and sea-lice.

North Assateague (The Wedge) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach/jettyIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
6.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing North Assateague (The Wedge):

The best conditions reported for surf at North Assateague (The Wedge) occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf North Assateague (The Wedge) (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing North Assateague (The Wedge) 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 45% of the time in July while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
12%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore North Assateague (The Wedge) Location Map

Interactive North Assateague (The Wedge) 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 North Assateague (The Wedge) is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY) in USA, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to North Assateague (The Wedge) is Wallops Flight Facility Airport (WAL), also in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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North Assateague (The Wedge) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 15:39 Local Time
Wednesday 27Thu
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.3
S
0.2
S
0.6
NNE
0.8
NNE
Period (s) 7 7 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
NNW 20
NNW 20
NNW 25
N
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at North Assateague (The Wedge)

Surf stats for North Assateague (The Wedge), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at North Assateague (The Wedge)

Wind stats for North Assateague (The Wedge), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

North Assateague (The Wedge) Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.0
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s22.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s44.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Robyn from United States
“Love Assateague. One of my favorite spots on the east coast.”

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