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The Cove Spot Guide

Stormrider Guide

The Cove at Sandy Hook picks up and handles swell from all directions. Better than 1st Parking Lot, a natural point here creates mainly rights and occasional short lefts when the wide section breaks. Low to mid tide on a southerly swell is going to provide longer right walls on a bigger swell. The lower the tide, the higher the quality.

Often crowded, especially in summer when they limit the number of cars/people into the park. All facilities, no restrictions. Due to proximity to New York Harbor, commercial pollution is a strong possibility. The water is more turbid than the rest of Jersey. Nuclear sub base 5 mi (8km) from here.

  • Low to Mid Tide
  • Right off a Pier, Groyne or Jetty
  • Sand
  • NE - S
  • Westerly
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