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

Overall: 2.6

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Sands Surf Guide

Sands in New Jersey is a beach break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Ideal winds are from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Private beach - Localism - Pollution.

Sands Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
inconsistent24.8°C

Surfing Sands:

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

Surf Forecasts:

New-Jersey wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Sands sea temperature, Sands photographs, Sands detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sands webcams, current wind from New Jersey live weather stations and Sands tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Sands


Sands Surf:

Sunday, 12 July 2020, 21:59 Local time
SunMonday 13
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.1
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
WSW 5
NNE 0
N
Wind State off cross-
off
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Tide Times:

For Sea Bright, New Jersey, 1 km from Sands.

IS AT (local time)

Sands Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Monmouth Beach, 3 km from Sands.

light winds from the W

km/h
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dry
Air temperature
29 °C

Current weather near Sands

Overall Sands Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Sands: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Sands: see the variation in direction and stength by month.


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Sands Location Maps

Sands Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to New Jersey surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Sands

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sands:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sands:

Tide stations nearest to Sands:

  • Closest tide station
    Sea Bright
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Highlands
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Highlands, Route 36 bridge, Shrewsbury River
    2 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Oceanic Bridge, Navesink River
    2 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Long Branch Reach, Shrewsbury River
    3 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Sands is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK) in USA, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sands is Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), also in USA, 39 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is La Guardia (New York) Airport (LGA) in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA is 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Teterboro Airport (TEB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Sands and is 54 km (34 miles) away.
Sands break location map and break info