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Sandy Hook/The Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Sandy Hook/The Cove Surf Guide

Sandy Hook/The Cove in New Jersey is a beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of rips, rocks and locals.

Sandy Hook/The Cove Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent24.8°C

Surfing Sandy Hook/The Cove:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sandy Hook/The Cove occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Bermuda wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Sandy Hook/The Cove sea temperature, Sandy Hook/The Cove photographs, Sandy Hook/The Cove detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sandy Hook/The Cove webcams, current wind from New Jersey live weather stations and Sandy Hook/The Cove 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 Sandy Hook/The Cove

Sandy Hook/The Cove Surf:

Sunday, 12 July 2020, 20:48 Local time
Sunday 12Mon
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 20
SW 15
Wind State off off off glass

Tide Times:

For Highlands, New Jersey, 2 km from Sandy Hook/The Cove.

IS AT (local time)

Sandy Hook/The Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-SDHN4, 6 km from Sandy Hook/The Cove.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
28.5 °C

Current weather near Sandy Hook/The Cove

Overall Sandy Hook/The Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Sandy Hook/The Cove: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Sandy Hook/The Cove: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Sandy Hook/The Cove Location Maps

Sandy Hook/The Cove Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Sandy Hook/The Cove:

Tide stations nearest to Sandy Hook/The Cove:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Highlands, Route 36 bridge, Shrewsbury River
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Atlantic Highlands
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Oceanic Bridge, Navesink River
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Sandy Hook
    4 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Sandy Hook/The Cove is John F Kennedy International (New York) Airport (JFK) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sandy Hook/The Cove is Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), also in USA, 34 km (21 miles) away.
  • Third is La Guardia (New York) Airport (LGA) in USA, 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Teterboro Airport (TEB) in USA is 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Sandy Hook/The Cove and is 53 km (33 miles) away.
Sandy Hook/The Cove break location map and break info