Ocean City Beach Patrol

UPDATE: Registration is open for the annual T. John Carey Masters Swim on July 6, 2024. For 2024, the event moves to a new time-of-day and new location.

Daily Beach Report

Advisory: Please check Guarded Beaches Daily as Guarded beaches will be updated daily!

Ocean Temperature: See the real-time temperature at nearby Steel Pier in Atlantic City
Tides: See today's tides for the oceanfront beaches
Weather: See the 7-day weather forecast for Ocean City
Surf Forecast: See the 7-day surf forecast for Ocean City
Marine Forecast: See the forecast for wind speed and direction at the beach

Guarded Beaches

Check to see which beaches are currently protected by the Ocean City Beach Patrol. For your safety, always swim at a guarded beach.

Hours and locations of beaches guarded by OCBP

Competition Schedule

See when the Ocean City Beach Patrol will compete against other lifeguards in South Jersey competitions and how you can compete in local races.

OCBP Competition Schedule

Accessibility on Our Beaches

Ocean City is working to make beaches accessible to those with disabilities or limited mobility.

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OCBP Women's Invitational

Join us for this exciting event and cheer on women from patrols across New Jersey.

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Ocean City Beach Patrol

550 Asbury Ave. Ocean City, NJ 08226 (Mailing Address Only) Email: OCBP@ocnj.us

OCBP Headquarters (1st Street & Beach)  609-525-9200   Zone 1 - 1st Street & Beach 609-525-9205   Zone 2 -12th Street & Beach 609-525-9203  Zone 3 - 34th Street & Beach 609-525-9204  Zone 4 - 59th Street & Beach Station 609-525-9207  OCBP Boat Shop - 46th Street & West Avenue 609-525-9208


General Information
Phone Numbers
Emergencies: Dial 911
1st Street & The Beach
Ocean City,