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    NJ trip

    I'm visiting my brother in NJ this fall and want to surf while I'm up there. He doesn't know anything about surfing so I can't ask him but, when does the water get uncomfortably cold? I surf year round in South Carolina in a 3/2 with booties and the water usually stays above 50 degrees. What temps should I expect in an August through October range?

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    Either trunks or a 3/2 and possibly Booties in late October.

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    3/2 in october usually...

    I use a 3/2 in jersey till about the middle of november, when it gets uncomfortably cold, even with boots and gloves. I usually have boots on too in october, just b/c i have skinny feet, but if you surf with a 3/2 and boots year-round in south carolina, you may want to consider a 6 mil ...

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    Nah, Water temps drop into the mid-lower 50s in late October. Beginning of October and you should be able to trunk it when its in the 60s.

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    3/2 at the most through October. When you hit November, that is when you have to start adding rubber.

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    just like everyone else said, a 3/2 should be good excpet sometimes when it gets cold on some days but a long sleeve rash gard, boots and gloves seem to keep me warm until mid november

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    dont come the waves are bad and the water is cold and crouded

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    ha

    Quote Originally Posted by absurfer View Post
    dont come the waves are bad and the water is cold and crouded
    hahahaahaha

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    I'm a big fan of the Jersey shore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreatWhiteShark View Post
    I'm a big fan of the Jersey shore.
    i saw your NJ cameo on JAWS, you are a talented actor, should have gotten an award