Category: Swell Gallery

East Groundswell in NJ

The weekend before Memorial Day was a legendary one here in New Jersey. The report on Saturday May 22nd stated that an ESE groundswell would fill in throughout the day. With 80-degree weather predicted alongside a solid swell, no one knew what to expect. The perfect weekend like this usually does not ever materialize. Even […]

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Springtime on the Outer Banks

Our traveling crew was elated to find somewhere to rest our heads for the evening as we checked into a last-minute Nags Head motel. It was nearly 11PM and we’d just come off some semi-severe traffic during the last leg of our Southbound drive. It was April 8th and town was bustling! Motels and hotels […]

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Winter Storm Orlena Surf in Glacial NJ

“If there was no such thing as barrels I probably wouldn’t even surf.” – Clay Marzo The Dirty Jerz went off during a large Winter Storm that dumped snow from Sunday to Wednesday. Seas reached upwards of 20 feet at the height of the storm. All the while, heaps of snow fell along the Northeast […]

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South Swell & Combo Swell Light Up NJ

Back to back: NJ and the greater East Coast surf community got some sizable surf as the Winter Solstice date grew closer. It started on the 1st of December with a large two-day South swell event. It got big and scary with some offshore-ish conditions that made everyone assume it would be an easy surf. […]

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Hurricane Teddy in NY and NJ

The wave machine has been on for a while now. Finally, there has been some time to go through photos. We bring you the Hurricane Teddy swell gallery from the URN / RSM lens. Teddy was the biggest storm of the season, sending swell to the East Coast for a full week. There were before […]

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Hurricane Paulette Swell Gallery

September 2020. This is most certainly the future, ladies and gents, a strange one at that. This month’s weather has been iffy due to five (count em) five tropical cyclone systems hanging around. Already, the 2020 Hurricane season has used all storm names on offer and will continue using the Greek alphabet (Alpha’s coming). Even […]

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August’s Post-Tropical Cyclone: ISAIAS

There’s no denying the Tropical Storm Isaias era of this Summer 2020 provided for East Coast surfers. In the week before Isaias, there was a 12-second, ESE swell that ignited an end-of-July & early-August surf fest. Isaias was lighting up Florida & the Southeast as NJ received fun, chest-high South swell conditions before the day […]

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May 2020 Opens with Waves

Up until this point, URN Surf Co. and Rambler Surf Magazine have quit sharing live updates and timely photos of waves during the COVID Quarantine / Lockdown. This was in an effort to draw less attention to beaches that were in danger of being shut down. However, as NJ and the rest of America take […]

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Weekend Surf Bender

Anyone else spend 10+ hours in the water this weekend? It was there for the taking with a Wintertime swell that mimicked Hurricane Season’s posterboy–Dorian. This long period, East swell delivered in a big way for New York and New Jersey. What’s more, the Cold War surf contest ran on Long Beach Island, NJ–syncing the […]

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Carnage at the Local Dredge

On February 2020’s first Friday, NJ experienced a large South swell that had been forecasted something like 7 ft. @ 11 secs. It’s hard to say if the resulting surf matched that prediction; however, the day’s session turned out to be one that will be remembered. Some of the most hi-octane and longest righthand tube […]

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