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Wildwood Crest ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.7
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.5

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Wildwood Crest Surf Guide

Wildwood/Five Mile Island in New Jersey is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and jellyfish.

Wildwood Crest Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent23.7°C

Surfing Wildwood Crest:

The best conditions reported for surf at Wildwood Crest occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

New-Jersey wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Wildwood Crest sea temperature, Wildwood Crest photographs, Wildwood Crest detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Wildwood Crest webcams, current wind from New Jersey live weather stations and Wildwood Crest 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 Wildwood Crest

Wildwood Crest Surf:

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 23:43 Local time
TueWednesday 08
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
S 25
S 15
S 15
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

At Wildwood Crest, ocean pier, New Jersey (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Wildwood Crest Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Wildwood Airport, 10 km from Wildwood Crest.

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
23.3 °C

Current weather near Wildwood Crest

Overall Wildwood Crest Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

Surf stats for Wildwood Crest: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Wildwood Crest: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Wildwood Crest Location Maps

Wildwood Crest Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Wildwood Crest:

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Wave buoys nearest to Wildwood Crest:

Tide stations nearest to Wildwood Crest:

  • Closest tide station
    Wildwood Crest, ocean pier
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Wildwood Crest, Sunset Lake
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Swain Channel, Taylor Sound
    2 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    West Wildwood, Grassy Sound
    2 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Old Turtle Thorofare, Railroad bridge
    3 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Wildwood Crest is Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD) in USA, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wildwood Crest is Millville Muni Airport (MIV), also in USA, 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in USA, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Dover Afb Airport (DOV) in USA is 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Wildwood Crest and is 92 km (57 miles) away.
Wildwood Crest break location map and break info