“Hello, winter!” That’s what surfers from deep in the Caribbean’s bowls to far northern New England were screaming last week when the biggest nor’easter of the season was generated right off the East Coast, thanks to strong high pressure over New England and a low pressure over the Western Atlantic that combined to send solid surf to every corner of our backyard. But you don’t need us to tell you how good it was. You got barreled. You did huge turns. You spent all night scouring swell charts trying to decide where to go. And if you didn’t get as lucky as the surfers pictured here, well, you got to soak it all up on social media. Let’s just say the holidays came a little early for the East Coast this year — wonder if we can pack another fantastic swell in before the New Year hits?

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