City of Rehoboth Beach is located on the Atlantic
Coast of Delaware .
Three miles south of the mouth of the Delaware Bay, and 17 miles north
of the Maryland state line. Rehoboth
Beach is open to the Atlantic Ocean but usually receives low to moderate surf.
In the absence of wind or storms, usual summer surf heights range from less
than one foot to around three feet. Winter
offers slightly larger surf conditions
six to eight foot surfs during Nor’easter storms.
groins (jetty) that serve to reduce
beach erosion divide the two miles of beach.
Although conditions due tend to change with wave activity, there is
usually a steep grade from the water line, creating a shore
as the predominate wave formation pattern.
ranges from the mid to upper 50’s in late May to a high of around 70 degrees
Fahrenheit in late August. 1997
proved to have to warmest water temperature in several years, with reports of
up to 75 degrees.
The Beach is open access to the public with no tags or fees; vehicles are not permitted on the beach. A one-mile Boardwalk is located adjacent to the business district. Accommodations , eateries , arcades , and retail shops can all be found on our famous Boardwalk.
the safety and convenience of all beach patrons, the City of Rehoboth Beach
and the Rehoboth Beach Patrol have adopted the following regulations and
ordinances. Please help make
Rehoboth Beach a safe place for everyone by abiding by the posted regulations.
For questions or a complete listing of ordinances, please contact the
Rehoboth Beach Patrol Headquarters or the City Office. Thank you for the
The following are
prohibited on the Beach and Boardwalk:
Feeding the Seagulls
Games involving moving
objects unless granted permission by a Lifeguard
Swimming to and from a
boat (You will be fined$)
Bicycles and Rollerblades
after 10am (May15-Sept.15)
Pets (April1- Oct.31)
Fishing – restricted to
Fisherman’s beach located just north of Boardwalk
Ø Surfing – there is a surfing beach located at the North end of Rehoboth in front of lifeguard stand # 1.
Fires – except for contained
in grills between 6 & 8 pm with permit
is closed to all persons from