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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 quite reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. An uncrowded break, even when it is working.

The Cove Delaware Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.5°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:
Delaware wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

The Cove Delaware Surf:

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 06:43 Local time
Tuesday 11
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
S 15
SSE 20
SSE 20
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Breakwater Harbor, Delaware, 3 km from The Cove Delaware.

IS AT (local time)

The Cove Delaware Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-LWSD1, 3 km from The Cove Delaware.

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
24.8 °C

Current weather near The Cove Delaware

Buoy Data:

At Delaware Bay Buoy, 30 miles from The Cove Delaware.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
Dominant period (s) 10 11 11 10

All wavebuoys around The Cove Delaware

Overall The Cove Delaware Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Surf stats for The Cove Delaware: see the swell variation by month.

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

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The Cove Delaware Location Maps

The Cove Delaware Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Delaware surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of The Cove Delaware

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to The Cove Delaware:

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Wave buoys nearest to The Cove Delaware:

Tide stations nearest to The Cove Delaware:

  • Closest tide station
    Breakwater Harbor
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Cape Henlopen Bay
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Lewes, Fort Miles
    2 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Rehoboth Beach
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Roosevelt Inlet Bay
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to The Cove Delaware is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Cove Delaware is Dover Afb Airport (DOV), also in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY) in USA, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Millville Muni Airport (MIV) in USA is 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Atlantic City International Airport (ACY), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to The Cove Delaware and is 87 km (54 miles) away.
The Cove Delaware break location map and break info