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St Phillip's ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.0

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St Phillip's Surf Guide

St Phillip's in New Jersey is a sandbar break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working.

St Phillip's Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
14.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing St Phillip's:

The best conditions reported for surf at St Phillip's occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing St Phillip's with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in November while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 33% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
33%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore St Phillip's Location Map

Interactive St Phillip's 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 St Phillip's is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to St Phillip's is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY), also in USA, 40 km (25 miles) away.

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St Phillip's Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 06:52 Local Time
Monday 17
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 0
ENE 0
SSE 5
SSE 15
SSE
Wind State glass glass on cross-
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Swell History at St Phillip's

Surf stats for St Phillip's, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at St Phillip's

Wind stats for St Phillip's, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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