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Latest Rip Current Forecast

(The Surf/Ripcurrent forecast starts the weekend before Memorial Day weekend and ends September 30)

 

 Low Risk
A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents. However, Rip Currents are always possible, especially near jetties and other structures.
Moderate Risk
A moderate risk of rip currents implies that individuals planning to enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure to swim within sight of a life guard, and never swim alone or at night.
High Risk
A high risk of rip currents means dangerous and potentially life threatening conditions exist for all people entering the surf. 
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The Surf/Ripcurrent forecast starts the weekend before Memorial Day weekend and ends September 30 every year


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Surf Zone Forecast for New Jersey and Delaware
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
445 AM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

NJZ014-230000-
Eastern Monmouth-
445 AM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk....Low. A low risk of rip currents implies that
wind and wave conditions are not expected to
support the development of enhanced rip
currents. However, rip currents are always
possible, especially near jetties and other
structures. Always have a flotation device with
you in the water.
Weather.............Mostly sunny.
High Temperature....In the upper 70s.
Ultraviolet Index...10 - Very High.
Lightning Threat....None.
Surf................2 to 3 feet.
Surf Temperature....65 degrees.
Swell...............South around 2 feet.
Period..............6 seconds.
Winds...............Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming south in
the afternoon.

Tide information...

At Belmar...

Low tide at 12:12 AM...
High tide at 6:12 AM...
Low tide at 12:13 PM...
High tide at 6:35 PM...

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NJZ026-230000-
Coastal Ocean-
445 AM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk....Low. A low risk of rip currents implies that
wind and wave conditions are not expected to
support the development of enhanced rip
currents. However, rip currents are always
possible, especially near jetties and other
structures. Always have a flotation device with
you in the water.
Weather.............Mostly sunny. Patchy fog.
High Temperature....In the upper 70s.
Ultraviolet Index...10 - Very High.
Lightning Threat....None.
Surf................Around 3 feet.
Surf Temperature....64 degrees.
Swell...............South around 2 feet.
Period..............6 seconds.
Winds...............Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming south in
the afternoon.

Tide information...

At Barnegat Inlet...

Low tide at 12:55 AM...
High tide at 6:38 AM...
Low tide at 12:50 PM...
High tide at 7:03 PM...

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NJZ025-230000-
Coastal Atlantic-
445 AM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk....Low. A low risk of rip currents implies that
wind and wave conditions are not expected to
support the development of enhanced rip
currents. However, rip currents are always
possible, especially near jetties and other
structures. Always have a flotation device with
you in the water.
Weather.............Mostly sunny. Patchy fog.
High Temperature....Around 80.
Ultraviolet Index...10 - Very High.
Lightning Threat....None.
Surf................Around 3 feet.
Surf Temperature....62 degrees.
Swell...............South around 2 feet.
Period..............6 seconds.
Winds...............North winds around 5 mph, becoming south in the
afternoon.

Tide information...

At Atlantic City...

Low tide at 12:24 AM...
High tide at 6:22 AM...
Low tide at 12:23 PM...
High tide at 6:50 PM...

$$

NJZ024-230000-
Atlantic Coastal Cape May-
445 AM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk....Low. A low risk of rip currents implies that
wind and wave conditions are not expected to
support the development of enhanced rip
currents. However, rip currents are always
possible, especially near jetties and other
structures. Always have a flotation device with
you in the water.
Weather.............Mostly sunny. Patchy fog.
High Temperature....In the lower 80s.
Ultraviolet Index...10 - Very High.
Lightning Threat....None.
Surf................2 to 3 feet.
Surf Temperature....67 degrees.
Swell...............South around 2 feet.
Period..............6 seconds.
Winds...............North winds around 5 mph, becoming southeast in
the afternoon.

Tide information...

At Cape May...

Low tide at 12:45 AM...
High tide at 6:56 AM...
Low tide at 12:44 PM...
High tide at 7:24 PM...

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DEZ004-230000-
Delaware Beaches-
445 AM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk....Low. A low risk of rip currents implies that
wind and wave conditions are not expected to
support the development of enhanced rip
currents. However, rip currents are always
possible, especially near jetties and other
structures. Always have a flotation device with
you in the water.
Weather.............Mostly sunny.
High Temperature....In the mid 80s.
Ultraviolet Index...10 - Very High.
Lightning Threat....None.
Surf................Around 3 feet.
Surf Temperature....68 degrees.
Swell...............South around 2 feet.
Period..............6 seconds.
Winds...............Southwest winds around 5 mph, becoming south in
the afternoon.

Tide information...

At Rehoboth Beach...

Low tide at 12:37 AM...
High tide at 6:35 AM...
Low tide at 12:38 PM...
High tide at 7:09 PM...

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Additional Beach Information from other resources

NJ DEP Cooperative Coastal Monitoring Program (Open/Closed beaches and conditions) 

- EPA Beach Advisories and Find information about your beach

- Delaware Outdoor Recreation

- Delaware River and Bay Authority

- NJ and DE Tide and Current Information

- National Buoy Data Center

Atlantic Coast Buoy and Light List for Navigation

- Maryland healthy beaches app