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  1. Thread: Wtf!

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    Yup. Beach replenishment is here. Belmar is...

    Yup. Beach replenishment is here. Belmar is history much like the rest of northern MOCO.
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    I live in an old house built back in the late...

    I live in an old house built back in the late 1800's. My neighbor said that back in the old days, people often used clam and oyster shells to wipe with (or scrape with). I have hundreds of old...
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    I'd say make the trip and think of it as recon...

    I'd say make the trip and think of it as recon for the next good swell. Some beaches are closed or have tough access with fencing and repair work going on. You may have to park some place different...
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    Definetly stay at Frisco Woods - it's a privately...

    Definetly stay at Frisco Woods - it's a privately owned campground so it's a little more expensive than the National Park campgrounds on Ocracoke and elsewhere on Hatteras. But it has SHADE and this...
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    The Avon pier can be good and likely not as...

    The Avon pier can be good and likely not as crowded as other spots. Don't expect much in the way of night life or bars - most peole party at their rental houses. May is still pretty quiet as the...
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    When we do a Hatteras trip we usually stay in...

    When we do a Hatteras trip we usually stay in Buxton on the east facing shore (just about 1/2 mile north of the lighthouse). Typically the waves are bigger on the east facing beaches but not always...
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    If you're young and still in school - look into...

    If you're young and still in school - look into bar tending. You work 8 pm - 2 am and you're days are free. The money can be good. Or you can do what most of us workin stiffs do - find a job doing...
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    Can't comment on the right board size but the...

    Can't comment on the right board size but the water is warm. Surfed with a shorty last night in Monmouth County and I was way too hot - should have gone with trunks and rash guard like everyone...
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    Water temp is about 60, just about everyone is in...

    Water temp is about 60, just about everyone is in 3 mil full suits. No boots or gloves yet.
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    I've stayed at the Frisco NPS campsite. It's...

    I've stayed at the Frisco NPS campsite. It's usually less crowded than others but there is no shade so bring some type of tarp to set up a shaded area for your self - other wise the sun can get...
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    I went out at Sandy Hook last week (windsurfing...

    I went out at Sandy Hook last week (windsurfing oceanside- no waves really) just south of the Cove and the water quality was absolutely horrible. I couldn't believe they were letting people swim. ...
  12. Thread: Bad neighbors

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    Fill up a garbage can about 1/2 way with water...

    Fill up a garbage can about 1/2 way with water and lean it on it's edge against his door overnight. When they go to open their door the next morning, it's a freak'n mini sunami!
  13. Thread: Rav-4

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    Had a RAV 4 for 12 years and it was incredibly...

    Had a RAV 4 for 12 years and it was incredibly reliable - sold it with 190,000 miles on it. Great on gas, and if you fold the seats down, you can get a longboard inside. The all wheel drive model...
  14. Thread: 62!

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    By the second week of May, water temps should be...

    By the second week of May, water temps should be well into the 50's. Keep an eye on those south swells like the one forecast for the weekend- south winds bring an upwelling of cooler ocean water...
  15. Thread: Jersey Shore

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    Check out the daily surf reports for NJ at...

    Check out the daily surf reports for NJ at www.dukestorm.com and this site. The reports will give you a clue what areas of NJ are breaking best with a given swell direction and what areas are more...
  16. Thread: Save G Rock

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    What I can't figure out is what audience are they...

    What I can't figure out is what audience are they trying to target with this crap. Who in central/southern NJ is really going to listen to this crap - it's not even really top 40 hits. High school...
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    During the winter it's usually 2-3 months between...

    During the winter it's usually 2-3 months between issues sometimes it even seems like it's longer. I'm not quite sure why but they don't seem to follow a regular schedule during the winter. It's...
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    Sounds like (from the atricles at least) that the...

    Sounds like (from the atricles at least) that the beach replenishment will actually help maintain and enhance the sandbars over the long term - like maybe next year these breaks would be good again. ...
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    I made a trip to Hatteras in January some years...

    I made a trip to Hatteras in January some years back. Plan your trip based on the weather and swell prediction. You'll likely get 2-3 days in a row of waves and then flat (or really stormy) for...
  20. Thread: winter swells

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    Winter surf can be really great, the crowds are...

    Winter surf can be really great, the crowds are much thinner and often the conditions are much better. If you're gonna do it, definetly invest in a real good suit , gloves/mitts and boots. Good...
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