3rd Street Beach Wave Cam

[icon name=icon-tint] Surf Forecast

Hello, this is Andrew Funk with your Ocean City NJ Surf Forecast as of Monday, Dec. 10th

[icon name=icon-calendar] Short Term Forecast


Low Pressure moving off the Carolina coast earlier today has sent some swell to our local beaches.. Wave heights Monday evening were in the 4’+ range… ESE swell will continue into Tuesday and linger into Wednesday.  Another shot of ESE swell in the 3’+ range is forecast Thursday… Smaller surf is predicted for Friday but Saturday and Sunday we will see building swell resulting from a strong frontal system..

Tuesday:  NNW winds around 5 mph is forecast through the morning hours with a turn to the W midday.. Fun 3′-4′ surf is forecast, conditions should be clean…

Wednesday:  Lingering 2′-3′ + ESE swell is forecast with NW winds expected through the day around 15 mph

Thursday:  A bump up in ESE swell is expected with wave heights in the 3′-4′ zone.. Winds look to be light onshore through the day..

Friday:  Light ESE winds are forecast at sunrise with lingering 2′-3′ surf…  The winds are forecast to come onshore a bit stronger through the afternoon as an approaching frontal system pushes towards the coast.

Saturday:  SSW winds around 20 mph are forecast as a frontal system settles over the region.. Building surf is forecast with wave heights in the 5′-6′ range expected.. The winds look to turn more SSE through the afternoon…

Sunday:  N winds are forecast at day break but are expected to turn WNW through mid-morning… We are expecting to see wave heights in the 6′-7′ range.. Should be a fun day of surf..

Monday:  Lingering 2′-4′ surf is forecast through the morning hours with NW winds around 15 mph expected..

Current Water Temp: 42 degrees 

[icon name=icon-calendar]Extended Outlook

High Pressure looks to build into the region Dec. 18th-21st… Fair weather and minimal surf is forecast..