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

Overall: 2.4

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Nuns Beach Surf Guide

Nuns Beach in New Jersey is a sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Nuns Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Nuns Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Nuns Beach 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 Nuns Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Nuns Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in September while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Nuns Beach Location Map

Interactive Nuns Beach 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 Nuns Beach is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Nuns Beach is Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away.

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Nuns Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 02:52 Local Time
SatSunday 20
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.5
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.7
SSE
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h)
10
15
10
10
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Nuns Beach

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

Wind History at Nuns Beach

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

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