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The Cove Delaware ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.8

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The Cove Delaware Surf Guide

The Cove Delaware in Delaware is a beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the west southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Crowds are never a problem here.

The Cove Delaware Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Cove Delaware:

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

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf The Cove Delaware (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing The Cove Delaware with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 31% of the time in July while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 45% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
31%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
45%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
The Cove Delaware Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 September 2020, 06:04 Local Time
SatSunday 20
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 0.8
ESE
0.9
SE
0.9
ESE
1.0
ESE
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
NE 20
NNE 30
NNE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at The Cove Delaware

Surf stats for The Cove Delaware, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at The Cove Delaware

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

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