3rd Street Beach Wave Cam
Hello, this is Andrew Funk with your Ocean City NJ Surf Forecast as of Tuesday Feb. 20th
Short Term Forecast
Good afternoon, currently we have minor S wind swell mixing with ENE background swell which is providing us with wave heights in the 1′-3′ range. The winds are from the SSW. We are expecting the winds to continue from the SSW through Wednesday with wave heights in the 2′-3’+ range forecast. Thursday, High Pressure over the NE states is forecast to slide south just a bit and usher in cooler NE winds.. A weak Low may develop along the backdoor cold front Thursday.. We are expecting the surf to be in the 2′-3′-4′ by days end with choppy conditions as the winds will be from the NE around 15 mph. Friday, NE winds are forecast to continue around 15 mph.. The surf is forecast to bump up just a bit with wave heights in the 3′-4’+ forecast.. Lingering E swell is forecast Saturday with WSW winds forecast. A frontal system is forecast to approach our region so we may see more SSW then W winds…. Sunday, S winds look to prevail with wave heights in the 2′-3′ zone. Monday Feb. 26th we are expecting conditions and weather to dry out a bit.. WNW winds are forecast with wave heights in the 2′-3′ + range forecast.
Water Temp: 39 degrees
An area of Low Pressure is forecast to develop just along the coast Wednesday the 28th and could possibly strengthen once over the ocean… We could see the surf pic up as we head into the first few days of March!!!