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Phillips Pump House Surf Guide

Phillips Pump House in New Jersey is a breakwater break that only works when conditions are just right with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the southeast. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Phillips Pump House Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
18.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Phillips Pump House:

The best conditions reported for surf at Phillips Pump House occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Phillips Pump House (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Phillips Pump House 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 39% of the time in July while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Phillips Pump House Location Map

Interactive Phillips Pump House 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 Phillips Pump House is Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Phillips Pump House is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK), also in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away.

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Phillips Pump House Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 25 June 2022, 03:36 Local Time
Saturday 25
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 10 10 9
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Phillips Pump House

Surf stats for Phillips Pump House, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Phillips Pump House

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

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