New Jersey

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The jetty-studded beaches of New Jersey produce some of the East Coast's finest waves, but surfing difficulties here are manifest, with long flat spells, brutally cold winter temperatures, highly regulated beaches, and teeming summertime crowds. New Jersey's 130 miles of east/southeast-facing coastline is made up almost entirely of beachbreaks, with the most reliable waves forming next to jetties,...

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