Surf the Jersey Shore's Winter Waves

Rate this Adventure New Jersey Jersey Shore

Added by Stephen Krawiec

  • See New Jersey's beautiful beaches
  • Lots of small towns nearby
  • Great surf in the winter
  • If you know where to look, you can find some great secluded waves

Head to the Jersey Shore to hunt for some of the best winter waves. Depending on the conditions, you'll score some amazing local breaks or spend a lot of time in the car hunting for a good spot—try to head out with a local and you're sure to find a break away from the crowds, from Sandy Hook to Island Beach State Park.

Pack List

  • Warm clothes (the best time to come for surf is the winter months)
  • Surfboard
  • Wetsuits
  • Booties
  • Gloves
  • Camera
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Activities:

Bodysurfing, Chillin, Photography, Surfing

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Winter

Features:

Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Scenic

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over 1 year ago

Love going down to Jersey for winter swell. It's shoreline is a magnet for great waves. It's a quick drive from Brooklyn but leave early, pack warm clothes and a thermos with either coffee, tea or even soup for a quick warm up after the session.

over 1 year ago

Added by Stephen Krawiec

Stephen Krawiec is a self taught photographer and artist, who furthered his knowledge by attending the New York Institute of Photography, based in New Jersey. Stephen’s images are energized by landscapes and showing the contrast between human and nature. Stephen seeks to photograph the moments in between, adventure seeking and the lifestyle that follows. Stephen prides himself and his work through his natural light work ability. Emerging his viewers into the moment as if they were there for themselves.

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