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North Wildwood Surf Guide

North Wildwood in New Jersey is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It's often crowded here. Beware of - Rips / undertow.

North Wildwood Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing North Wildwood:

The best conditions reported for surf at North Wildwood occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing North Wildwood with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 13% of the time in January while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 44% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
13%
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
44%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore North Wildwood Location Map

Interactive North Wildwood 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 Wildwood is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to North Wildwood is Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA, 48 km (30 miles) away.

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North Wildwood Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 13 June 2021, 13:10 Local Time
Sunday 13
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.7
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.5
E
Period (s) 7 7 7 8
Wind (km/h)
10
15
15
20
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at North Wildwood

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

Wind History at North Wildwood

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

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