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36th Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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36th Street Surf Guide

36th Street in New Jersey is a fairly exposed beach/Jetty break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are mainly lefts. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

36th Street Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
4.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing 36th Street:

The best conditions reported for surf at 36th Street occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf 36th Street (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing 36th Street 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 7% of the time in March while 10% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 83% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
7%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
10%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
83%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore 36th Street Location Map

Interactive 36th Street 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 36th Street is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to 36th Street is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD), also in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away.

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36th Street Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 20:22 Local Time
MonTuesday 09
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.6
SW
0.1
SE
Period (s) 9 9 3 8
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 20
SW 25
SW 25
WSW
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at 36th Street

Surf stats for 36th Street, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at 36th Street

Wind stats for 36th Street, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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