States Avenue Spot Guide

States Avenue Guide

About States Avenue

Also known as Gas Chambers, this is Atlantic City’s premier wave. Between the old Gardens Pier and the steel Pier, very powerful, top-to-bottom peaks will break close to the beach on a SE swell at low to mid tide.

This is one of the beaches where the Duke first surfed in 1912. It is now overshadowed by huge high-rise casinos and apparently rates as America’s favorite playground. Often crowded, strong currents, and nightmarish parking problems. Sometimes valet parking in some of the casinos is the best option.

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  • Stormrider Guide for States Avenue
  • All Tides All Tides
  • Pier, Groyne or Jetty with Peaks Pier, Groyne or Jetty with Peaks
  • Sand Sand
  • NE - S NE - S
  • North Westerly North Westerly
  • 15 2 Swell Range 2 - 15ft

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview