Located in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Crystals is a fun jetty break that breaks over a sand bottom. The waves here can be challenging due to the speed and steepness of the break, barreling for up to 100 meters over a shallow sandbar.
What are the best surf conditions for Crystals?
Gets good from head high to triple overhead. We recommend riding a shortboard here. Crystals is best for intermediate and advanced surfers. The surf here usually has a wave (5/10) and always has someone on it (7/10). The best winds are from the North, Northwest, and West. The best swells are from the East, North, and Northeast. Works on all tides.
We recommend wearing boardshorts or a bikini in the summer when water temps rise to 24 degrees. In winter a 5/4 is best when the water temps drop to 5 degrees. See the temperature chart below for more data on this.
100M LONG WAVE
Pier, Groyne or jetty OVER Sand BOTTOM