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Trestles break guidePhoto by: george webber

Trestles Surf Guide

Trestles in New Jersey is a sandbar break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Trestles Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
22.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Trestles:

The best conditions reported for surf at Trestles 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 Trestles (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Trestles 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 Trestles Location Map

Interactive Trestles 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 Trestles is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Trestles is Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Trestles Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 18 August 2022, 21:52 Local Time
ThuFriday 19
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
0.3
E
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
15
20
15
10
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Trestles

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

Wind History at Trestles

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Trestles: