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  • December 6, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 5, 2016

    Sometimes the most random waves are the most alluring, too. Case in point: this freaky New Jersey backwash, which pitched with such perfection last Thursday that surfers in the water and photographer Adam Tormollan on the beach were left...

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  • December 2, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 2, 2016

    Well, after an excellent end to November, talk about a good way to kick off December — New Jersey saw some of its finest waves in weeks on Wednesday, December 1st, perfect for scaling the most epic hump day of the year, with cold...

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  • December 1, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 1, 2016

    “What a day yesterday was!” says Gulf Coast photographer Alex Dantin. “Knowing that the winds would shift there before home, Sterling Spencer and the Salty Humans made the call to drive over the state line to Alabama to...

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  • November 18, 2016 • Swell Gallery

    Election Week Swell Gallery

    No matter your political persuasion, it’s fair to say that the last week, the last month, and the last year have been brutal in the United States. The 2016 presidential campaign will go down as the most endlessly negative,...

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  • November 4, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    November 4, 2016

    Four years ago this week, millions of people along the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast coasts emerged from their homes and saw their worlds literally torn apart — if they still had a home — and worse with Hurricane Sandy causing 285 deaths...

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  • October 24, 2016 • Swell Gallery

    Hurricane Nicole Swell Gallery

    The entire East Coast lived on pins and needles for a full week thanks to Hurricane Matthew, leading many of us to miss the formation of Hurricane Nicole to the northeast of Matthew. As that Categry 3/4 storm completed its meandering,...

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  • September 6, 2016 • Swell Gallery

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  • February 16, 2016 • Swell Gallery

    February On Fire Swell Gallery

    The waves from Winter Storm Mars started showing up in Florida on Sunday, just before the Super Bowl kicked off and those damn Denver Broncos took down our East Coast Carolina Panthers. But with record-breaking swell energy lighting up all...

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  • January 26, 2016 • Swell Gallery

    Winter Storm Jonas Swell Gallery

    Well, after a mild, somewhat freakish start to winter — air temperatures in the 60s across New England on Christmas Day and water temperatures that didn’t even fall into the 50s in the Mid-Atlantic until the New Year — the East...

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  • January 15, 2016 • Swell Gallery

    Let’s Dance January Swell Gallery

    Whether we know it or not, David Bowie influenced everybody. As The New York Times wrote in his obituary, What does this have to do with surfing, you might ask? Well, as East Coasters, we’re perpetual outsiders in the California,...

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