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Seaside Heights/Casino Pier Surf Guide

Seaside Heights/Casino Pier in New Jersey is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Seaside Heights/Casino Pier Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
23.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Seaside Heights/Casino Pier:

The best conditions reported for surf at Seaside Heights/Casino Pier occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Seaside Heights/Casino Pier (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Seaside Heights/Casino Pier with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 13% of the time in March while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 63% 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).

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Interactive Seaside Heights/Casino Pier 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 Seaside Heights/Casino Pier is Lakehurst Naes Airport (NEL) in USA, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Seaside Heights/Casino Pier is Mc Guire Afb (Wrightstown) Airport (WRI), also in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away.

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Seaside Heights/Casino Pier Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 15 August 2022, 15:19 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 10 9 9
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Seaside Heights/Casino Pier

Surf stats for Seaside Heights/Casino Pier, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Seaside Heights/Casino Pier

Wind stats for Seaside Heights/Casino Pier, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Seaside Heights/Casino Pier Reviews:

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Based on 4 votes.
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  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s43.8
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  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s11.0
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Kelly from United States
“Wow, still not back from Sandy. Beach very nice but other than the boardwalk there are only a few places to eat. Decent prices for June. Good for a day trip. Miss the old Boardwalk:(”

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