3rd Street Beach Wave Cam

  Surf Forecast

Hello, this is Andrew Funk with your Ocean City NJ Surf Forecast as of Tuesday afternoon August 15th.

  Short Term Forecast

Current Conditions:

Currently the winds are light onshore and we are seeing a few beaches picking up 3′-4’++ sets.. Tropical Swell will continue to filter in the region through the afternoon.

Wednesday: We are expecting very good surf conditions through the day with plenty of Tropical swell hitting the local sandbars.. Low tide is around 8:45 AM.  We are expecting NNW winds through the morning hours with a slight turn to the SE then SSE 5 – 10 mph through midday and afternoon… Area beaches will enjoy wave heights in the 5′-7’+ zone with sets at standouts a bit bigger, especially with tide push…

Thursday:  Lingering Tropical swell is forecast with wave heights generally in the 3′-4′ zone with some + sets through the morning hours.. Light NE winds are forecast through the day.

Friday:  Local South wind swell is forecast to mix with lingering tropical swell.. Look for wave heights generally in the 1′-3′ zone with S winds around 10 – 15 mph.

Saturday:  Lingering S wind swell is forecast with light SW winds early.. Look for wave heights to be in the 1′-3′ zone..

Sunday:  WNW winds are forecast with minor 1′-2’+ surf..

Monday/Tuesday:  Potential for Tropical Swell stay tuned….


 Extended Outlook

August 22nd we may start to see more Tropical Swell arrive at our local sandbars…