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Tower Road ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Tower Road Surf Guide

Tower Road in Delaware is a sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of - Rips / undertow.

Tower Road Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
5.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tower Road:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Tower Road with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in September while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 28% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
28%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tower Road Location Map

Interactive Tower Road 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 Tower Road is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tower Road is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY), also in USA, 54 km (34 miles) away.

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Tower Road Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 16 January 2021, 22:16 Local Time
SatSunday 17
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.4
ESE
0.4
SE
Period (s) 8 7 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
W 30
W 35
W 30
WSW
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Tower Road

Surf stats for Tower Road, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Tower Road

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

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