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Rehoboth Main Surf Guide

Rehoboth Main in Delaware is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks favour lefts. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Hazards include - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism - Pollution.

Rehoboth Main Spot Info

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

Surfing Rehoboth Main:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rehoboth Main occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Rehoboth Main with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in October while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 30% 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 Rehoboth Main Location Map

Interactive Rehoboth Main 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 Rehoboth Main is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rehoboth Main is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY), also in USA, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Rehoboth Main Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 10 June 2023, 01:34 Local Time
FriSaturday 10
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off cross-

Swell History at Rehoboth Main

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

Wind History at Rehoboth Main

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Rehoboth Main:

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