Why is deleware be clean with a south west wind and Md choppy? Is it because the direction deleware beachs face are differnt then the direction Md beachs face?
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Deleware/ MD Winds
Last edited by DPR; Jul 4, 2008 at 11:31 AM.
Last edited by SkySurfnSnow; Jan 24, 2011 at 11:55 AM.
delaware beaches face between 85 to 90 degrees (due east around fenwick to a little more north as you head north).
maryland faces around 100 to 105(south oc). This makes a big difference. Ocean City will generally big bigger on a steep S swell, while delaware will be cleaner with SW winds.
This is why the 2 forecasts will vary slightly depending on swell direction and winds.
Is there any spots in deleware that have a sandbar ?
Apircot Orchard fires on NW swells. It only breaks on a 3 ft @ 21 seconds megaswell.
Last edited by wontonwonton; Jul 6, 2008 at 02:11 AM.