I grew up in Monmouth County with Sandy Hook (the cove) being my home break. The Cove is a great spot but not what it was back in the 70's and 80's. Monmouth county does get some surf, but during the summer the areas from LBI south get more surf (mostly wind swell) but at least it's not flat. NJ is expensive and crowded thats why I moved to Delmarva. The Maryland coast is just as good as any wave I have surfed in NJ, so it is weird to hear everyone here rave about what I complained about my whole life. Crowded lineups, traffic and the New York attitude (which I struggle with) is not all it's cracked up to be.