3rd Street Beach Wave Cam
Hello, this is Andrew Funk with your Ocean City NJ Surf Forecast as of Tuesday afternoon August 15th.
Short Term Forecast
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….
August 22nd we may start to see more Tropical Swell arrive at our local sandbars…