The Doomsday swell of 2012 hit on December 21st, the day the world was predicted to come to a cataclysmic end. Waking up to a freshly torn up coastline from a terrible storm hours earlier, the winds were freakishly warm. By 10 a.m., the wind switched offshore with SOLID 8ft waves with larger sets at top breaks! For those that made the heavy paddle out, absolutely scored. The conditions went from victory at sea to perfect within just a few hours. Here are some epic shots collected by New Jersey's finest surf photographers on this significant swell event! Also, there are a bunch of amazing videos popping up! Below is a great clip by Christor Lukasiewicz.
It's been another wonderful start of the fall season here in New Jersey with back-to-back waves all month. This feature is from the two epic swells October produced and represents a great collection of surfing photos from some of New Jersey's best surf photographers. If you didn't get to surf any of these days... this is just another blunt reminder that YOU MISSED IT!
Warm weather, waves and water graced the Jersey Shore on June 2nd, 2012, bringing the first fun swell of the month to our beaches. The night before a violent thunder and rainstorm rolled through the region and much of New Jersey was flooded. Spots like Belmar and Long Beach Island were just looking absolutely perfect throughout the entire day. Here are some photos from around the state of this past Saturday just nugging! Also check out footage of the Barewires South End Surf Contest to benefit "To Write Love On Her Arms" that happened this weekend!