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Hurricane Gonzalo approaches Bermuda, October 17th, 2014

Go-Go-Gonzalo! Hurricane Groundswell (and all of NY) spends Saturday in New Jersey

For much of early October, 2014 the Atlantic basin had remained relatively quiet, and frankly most of us were starting to get a bit cranky. After all, we had been relatively spoiled by a pretty darned consistent run of good swell events dating […]

Matt Christ in a CNJ drainer. Photocredit: Jennifer Herbst via Epic Shirts facebook page.

How to Celebrate the Equinox, Jersey Style!

Summer 2014 officially ended sometime in the late evening hours of Monday, September 22nd, and by all accounts, it went out with a bang – ending what can arguably be called one of the most consistent summers of surf the NY NJ Surf […]

Brent Hertz @mhzpics captures and unknown surfer skipping for joy over the Cristobal swell.

3 for 3: Cristobal Tracks North and the NY NJ Surf Region Scores Again!

Tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic basin aren't uncommon this time of year, but they often vary greatly in their tracks and intensity. So when Cristobal formed deep in the Caribbean on August 23rd, it almost seemed too much to ask that […]

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2014 unsOund Pro set for September 18th – 21st!

UnsOund Surf Shop is proud to announce that professional surfing is alive and well in the Empire State. This fall, the 2014 UnsOund Surf Pro NY presented by Volcom will storm the shores of Long Beach, Long Island, offering the same unrivaled display […]

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Better than Bertha: 12 Shot Roundup of Mid August’s Non-Tropical Surprise

The NY NJ Surf region got a rare treat for mid-August: A warm water version of a mid-winter storm swell. Heavy rains drenched parts of our area in the overnight, but by morning on the 13th, skies were already clearing […]

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Instagram Roundup: July 4th, 2014 – The Hit and Run Swell that was Hurricane Arthur

Hurricane Arthur hit Category 2 status sometime on July 3rd off the Carolinas, but it wouldn't be until late in the day on July 4th before the our area saw his impact – and what an impact it was! In dramatic fashion, […]

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Early April’s Saturday Surprise in Jersey – West Winds and Barrels!

Maybe you saw this one coming, maybe you didn't – but if you got on it you're not complaining, that's for sure. Enjoy this 9 shot roundup from April 5th, 2014 by some of Jersey's best surfers and surf photographers – […]

Balaram Shack 30 March2014 LBNY

Instagram Roundup: Long Beach Lights Up as March Winds Down

After a tough winter with swell after swell lighting up Jersey, it was finally Long Island's turn – and what a turn it was! Check out these Instagram shots from March 30th, 2014 from Long Beach and the surrounding areas by some of the region's best surf photogs, […]

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Go-Go-Gonzalo! Hurricane Groundswell (and all of NY) spends Saturday in New Jersey
For much of early October, 2014 the Atlantic basin had remained relatively quiet, and frankly most of us were starting to get a bit cranky. After all, we had been relatively spoiled ... Read more
3 for 3: Cristobal Tracks North and the NY NJ Surf Region Scores Again!
Tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic basin aren't uncommon this time of year, but they often vary greatly in their tracks and intensity. So when Cristobal formed deep in the... Read more
Better than Bertha: 12 Shot Roundup of Mid August's Non-Tropical Surprise
The NY NJ Surf region got a rare treat for mid-August: A warm water version of a mid-winter storm swell. Heavy rains drenched parts of our area in the overnight, but by morning on the 13th, skies w... Read more
Early April's Saturday Surprise in Jersey - West Winds and Barrels!
Maybe you saw this one coming, maybe you didn't - but if you got on it you're not complaining, that's for sure. Enjoy this 9 shot roundup from April 5th, 2014 by some of Jersey'... Read more
How to Celebrate the Equinox, Jersey Style!
Summer 2014 officially ended sometime in the late evening hours of Monday, September 22nd, and by all accounts, it went out with a bang - ending what can arguably be called one of th... Read more
2014 unsOund Pro set for September 18th - 21st!
UnsOund Surf Shop is proud to announce that professional surfing is alive and well in the Empire State. This fall, the 2014 UnsOund Surf Pro NY presented by Volcom will storm... Read more
Instagram Roundup: July 4th, 2014 - The Hit and Run Swell that was Hurricane Arthur
Hurricane Arthur hit Category 2 status sometime on July 3rd off the Carolinas, but it wouldn't be until late in the day on July 4th before the our area saw his impact - and what an im... Read more
Instagram Roundup: Long Beach Lights Up as March Winds Down
After a tough winter with swell after swell lighting up Jersey, it was finally Long Island's turn - and what a turn it was! Check out these Instagram shots from Marc... Read more

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    • Beginner looking for her first board
      Hey guys, I just started surfing this winter & I fell in love. I'm looking to buy a used board good for beginners. I'm a small build at 5'4, so I probably need something around 6'10-7'3, funboard shaped. Any guidance or advice you can provide to me is ...
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      I'm selling a 5'8" x 18 1/4" x 2 1/4" Tomo V4 in Firewire tech, in brand spanking new condition weighing in at 25.8L. It has never been waxed and never been used. This one is simply too low volume for my heavy frame. Selling it as a brand new board wi...
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    Go to LOng beach surf and check them out in person. Luke mentioned that they're getting 10 boards next week.Personally I've tried a lot of boards over the last 10 years-lost,rusty,sharp eye, [...]

    Quite frankly I can't tell so I think it's both. That Superchunk has such a perfect rocker and sensitive yet stable platform. The ak4's are like stilettos but a little more laid back. G [...]

    Won't be easy to find something for $200, but you never know. As for how big for a beginner, the fun board size you're considering may be too small and you may struggle more than you really [...]

    Hey guys, I just started surfing this winter & I fell in love. I'm looking to buy a used board good for beginners. I'm a small build at 5'4, so I probably need something around 6 [...]