New Hampshire

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This rustic New England state funnels down to a mere 13 miles of coast, but is nonetheless home to more than two dozen surf breaks, some of them first quality. New Hampshire's beachbreaks often get crowded during the summer season, when the surf is generally small and crumbly but ridable. The point- and reefbreaks—as well as the beachbreaks—are best in fall and winter; six to eight-foot surf is fa...

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