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North Assateague (The Wedge) Surf Forecast / Maryland / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Thursday 18 Aug 2022 EDT
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North Assateague (The Wedge) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's North Assateague (The Wedge) sea temperature is 25.5 °C (Statistics for 18 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 24.1 max: 25.4 min: 22.1 °C)
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North Assateague (The Wedge) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's North Assateague (The Wedge) sea temperature is 25.5 °C (Statistics for 18 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 24.1 max: 25.4 min: 22.1 °C)

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11 km/h
W
Offshore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for North Assateague (The Wedge) this week:

The surf forecast for North Assateague (The Wedge) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Sunday (Aug 21) at 2AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.2m and 6s period with a secondary swell of 1.0m and 6s. Another secondary swell of 0.1m and 10s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at North Assateague (The Wedge) in the next 12 days are 1.2m 6s and forecast to arrive on Sunday (Aug 21) at 2AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.6m 4s period and expected on Thursday (Aug 18) at 11PM.

Wave TypeTime (EDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 2AM (Sun 21st Aug)4ft (1.2m) 6s
Best Surf 2AM (Sun 21st Aug)4ft (1.2m) 6s
Most Powerful 2AM (Sun 21st Aug)4ft (1.2m) 6s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for North Assateague (The Wedge) over the next 12 days.

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Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
29
Tue
30
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
Rating
(10 max)
000000101100001100000010100000000000
Swell
Height Map
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T new york.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.216.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.240.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.264.cc23
T new york.htsgw.metric.288.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
ENE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.3
SE
0.9
ESE
1.2
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.6
E
0.5
E
0.9
S
0.8
S
1.2
S
1
S
0.4
SE
0.6
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.6
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
0.7
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.5
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
Period(s) (?)887875666766565688866888777766101010999
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)221514148401015945562819454183621535311616418682543928211514261515232127
Wind
(km/h)
15
SW
10
S
20
S
15
SSE
25
ESE
20
E
10
NE
10
ENE
10
E
10
SSW
20
S
25
SSW
25
SW
20
SW
20
SSW
15
WSW
5
SW
15
S
10
SSW
10
ESE
15
SE
10
SSW
10
SE
10
SSE
10
SW
10
S
20
S
15
SSW
10
S
25
S
10
SW
25
SE
15
SE
10
S
15
SSW
25
S
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offglasscrosscross-
off
oncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross
High Tide
/ height (m)
1:36AM
0.87
2:16PM
1.07
2:33AM
0.80
3:17PM
1.06
3:34AM
0.77
4:17PM
1.08
4:32AM
0.79
5:10PM
1.12
5:22AM
0.82
5:57PM
1.16
6:08AM
0.88
6:40PM
1.21
6:51AM
0.94
7:21PM
1.25
7:32AM
1.01
7:59PM
1.27
8:13AM
1.06
8:38PM
1.28
8:53AM
1.12
9:15PM
1.27
9:33AM
1.16
9:54PM
1.24
10:14AM
1.20
Low Tide
/ height (m)
7:48AM
0.17
8:51PM
0.27
8:39AM
0.21
9:55PM
0.29
9:33AM
0.23
10:56PM
0.30
10:27AM
0.23
11:49PM
0.28
11:20AM
0.20
12:32AM
0.25
12:10PM
0.16
1:10AM
0.21
12:55PM
0.11
1:45AM
0.17
1:37PM
0.08
2:20AM
0.13
2:18PM
0.06
2:54AM
0.11
2:59PM
0.06
3:29AM
0.09
3:40PM
0.07
4:05AM
0.09
4:24PM
0.09

Note: the tide data above is for Ocean City (fishing pier), Maryland which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for North Assateague (The Wedge).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at North Assateague (The Wedge) blow from the W

Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
29
Tue
30
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
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Rain (mm)
----2-----127------------------413--
Temp. °C262525252321212223232524222326252527262525252424242527272728262222252627
Low °C232325252121212122232324212126242427242425232324232427252527232121232427
Feels °C (?)252624242420212325252624212326262828272726272626262628272829272423282826
Sunrise-6:18--6:18--6:20--6:20--6:20--6:22--6:22--6:24--6:24--6:26--6:26--6:26-
Sunset--7:49--7:46--7:45--7:45--7:43--7:42--7:39--7:38--7:37--7:36--7:34--7:32

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Sat morning. Warm (max 26°C on Thu night, min 21°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Mon night. Warm (max 27°C on Wed afternoon, min 21°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 27°C on Sat afternoon, min 23°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Mon morning. Warm (max 28°C on Sun afternoon, min 21°C on Mon morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the North Assateague (The Wedge) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for North Assateague (The Wedge) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at North Assateague (The Wedge) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our North Assateague (The Wedge) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (North Assateague (The Wedge)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for North Assateague (The Wedge) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

North Assateague (The Wedge) is 4 km (2 miles) from Ocean City. If you plan a vacation in Maryland, look for hotels and other accommodation in Ocean City. Ocean City has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.