Category: Swell Gallery

Hurricane Earl: Summer 2022

The first Hurricane of the Atlantic’s 2022 season was called Earl. An interesting and long-lasting storm: Surfers on the East Coast rode the swell for four days straight–starting with an extremely fun evening session on Friday September 9th. Going through the photos–I realized they were mostly kinda shitty. This occurred for two reasons: a) the […]

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“April Fools” in Jersey

There was some doubt about the swell on April 1st, 2022. Throughout March, the last few South swells had been fun–but generally not tubing. It was starting to feel like overhead kegs would remain a distant memory. Alas, April immediately delivered what the Jersey faithful had been waiting for. The swell wasn’t huge, but it […]

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Fall 2021 on OBX

Every year, the boys from South Jersey descend upon the Outer Banks of North Carolina in an attempt to get tubed, grill meat over open flame, and become wizards all in one shot. It’s often a hefty ask. However, in most years’ past, the gods of liquor and swell bless the Banks with permitting conditions […]

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Hurricane Larry Swell in Jersey

Hurricane Larry was a big, beast of a storm. In NJ, the buoys were picking up 15-16 second swell–some unprecedented numbers for this side of the Atlantic Ocean. For this reason, many were worried about Larry’s long period swell and what it might look like once it reached Jersey’s fickle beach breaks. Due to this […]

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On Ray in NJ

Fuck Surfline man. 6-10 foot is a heavy claim for some of the most notable swell magnets on planet Earth. So, when a respected surf forecast application stands behind such a claim–the resulting expectations are pretty high. By August 22nd, 2021 surfers from NJ and along the East Coast had already sampled waves from the […]

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The Land of Lefts

I received a loud voicemail just about a week before boarding an international flight to San Jose, Costa Rica from Atlantic City, New Jersey. It went like this: “Fuuck yeah buddy! Yo it’s Andy yo. Uh, you gotta come to Pavones. Call me back, uh, whenever.” For little more than a week, Mr. Schussler had […]

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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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