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Ocean City - 7th Street Surf Guide

Ocean City - 7th Street in New Jersey is a beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Sometimes crowded. Beware of Man-made danger (buoys etc..) and pollution.

Ocean City - 7th Street Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s32.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ocean City - 7th Street:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ocean City - 7th Street 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 Ocean City - 7th Street (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ocean City - 7th Street 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 Ocean City - 7th Street Location Map

Interactive Ocean City - 7th Street 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 Ocean City - 7th Street is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ocean City - 7th Street is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD), also in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away.

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Ocean City - 7th Street Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 27 September 2022, 16:14 Local Time
Tuesday 27Wed
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
0.4
SE
0.5
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
20
10
20
20
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off off

Swell History at Ocean City - 7th Street

Surf stats for Ocean City - 7th Street, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ocean City - 7th Street

Wind stats for Ocean City - 7th Street, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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