3rd Street Beach Wave Cam

  Surf Forecast

Hello, this is Andrew Funk with your Ocean City NJ Surf Forecast as of Thursday Dec. 7th

  Short Term Forecast

Good afternoon, area beaches are still seeing small background SE swell energy in the 1′-2′-3′ zone with semi-clean conditions.. Winds are from the WSW around 10+ mph

Water Temp: 50 degrees

7- Day Outlook

The surf looks to stay on the small side Friday with NNW winds forecast.  We will be watching the weather for possible snow showers developing Friday night into Saturday AM…  A few models show Low Pressure developing along the passing front once over the ocean.  So, we can expect minimal surf Saturday morning with SE swell filtering in before dark. WNW winds are forecast through the day… Sunday, we are expecting a bump in SE swell activity with WNW winds forecast. Local beaches could see wave heights in the 2′-3’+ range through the day..  Monday/Tuesday we will be watching our next frontal system take aim for the East Coast.. Pre frontal wind swell is possible, but we are expecting a big dip in the air temps as we move into next week..

Daily Forecast: 

Thursday:

Lingering SSE wind swell and ENE background swell is forecast with wave heights in the 2′-3′ zone…

Friday:

W winds are forecast through the morning hours with a turn to the NNW through the afternoon. small 1′-2′ background surf is forecast.  We may see snow showers develop late Friday in the evening hours..

Saturday:

NW winds are forecast through the day with minor 1′-2′ surf forecast, this may bump up a bit late in the day..

Sunday:

Steady NW winds are forecast through the day with wave heights running in the 2′-3’+ zone..

Monday:

SSW winds are forecast ahead of our next frontal system… Minor 1′-3′ wind swell is forecast to develop..

 

 Extended Outlook

Tuesday/Wednesday next week we may see some weather impact the coastal region..