Quote Originally Posted by LBCrew View Post
As of today, the NY/NJ Baykeeper said, "Don't swim, don't fish, don't touch... don't go anywhere near the water" in the harbor/bay area, and advised waiting, "at least another week before going into the ocean" in the areas around the Bay.

The moral question of whether you should surf or not is a personal choice. The health and safety of surfing in waters known to be contaminated is a bit more concrete... but still not absolute. Tides, winds, swells... all affect the dispersal of contaminates.