Over the weekend a massive, El Nino fueled Gulf low powered up the east coast, bringing with it heavy rain, tropical storm strength winds, and a whole hell of a lot of swell.
While FL was firing and the OBX had a wild afternoon window, the winds switched hard west in NJ during the early morning hours Monday, setting up the perfect scenario: 15 feet of swell, offshore winds, with no outer sandbars to beat down the swell.
The result? The biggest, most perfect tubes in the Garden State since….well, maybe forever.
Sure, that’s a big call. And recency bias is definitely at play here. But either way, it’s a day that might not happen for another decade, or three.
But then again, this is an El Nino winter, so maybe we’ll see another massive south swell next month?
Until then, a couple of highlights below:
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