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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Margate Pier

USA, North East, New Jersey

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 39° 19.646' N
Longitude: 74° 29.668' W

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Once on Atlantic Avenue, continue on untill you reach Essex Ave, then make a left.

As soon as getting off the Margate bridge go straight to Vetnor avenue then make a left at vetnoe ave and go all the way down essex ave and make a right follow all the way down and your at the pier but parking is tough to find.

English (Translate this text in English): Once on Atlantic Avenue, continue on untill you reach Essex Ave, then make a left.<br /><br />As soon as getting off the Margate bridge go straight to Vetnor avenue then make a left at vetnoe ave and go all the way down essex ave and make a right follow all the way down and your at the pier but parking is tough to find.

English (Translate this text in English): Once on Atlantic Avenue, continue on untill you reach Essex Ave, then make a left.&lt;br &#47;&gt;&lt;br &#47;&gt;As soon as getting off the Margate bridge go straight to Vetnor avenue then make a left at vetnoe ave and go all the way down essex ave and make a right follow all the way down and your at the pier but parking is tough to find.

English (Translate this text in English): Once on Atlantic Avenue, continue on untill you reach Essex Ave, then make a left.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;As soon as getting off the Margate bridge go straight to Vetnor avenue then make a left at vetnoe ave and go all the way down essex ave and make a right follow all the way down and your at the pier but parking is tough to find.

DistanceDay trip

WalkInstant access (&lt; 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

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 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name MP

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Fast, Fun

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell direction

Good wind direction

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movement

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Margate pier
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By g-town , 21-02-2008

yea yea - i grew up at the peir its a place to hang out more than surf yea here and there waves but more so a place to chill the peir days were great long gone but good when they were

By Anonymous , 05-06-2007

Wrong - Dude Margate is awsome. I dont know what you guys are talking about it maybe small but the waves are powerful and you can surf the waves almost everysingle day. The winter is also really good the waves just get better

By Anonymous , 27-03-2007

avalon summers<33 - dude maragte sucks avalon has the nicest sandbars sometimes u can stand and ur head stays above the water..... anyway avalon has the nicest beaches for skimming because of their coarse sand and the lifeguards dont even care if you skim on a beach that is not patroled.... i hate it when i get splinters on the maragte pier when i dont have my addidas sandels and tevas

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