Today was the perfect day to put our bicycles in the back of the truck and head for Ocean City, NJ. Quite a few people took advantage of the warm temperatures, and although the sky was overcast, the boardwalk had a good crowd walking its length. In the distance you can see Atlantic City in a haze of foggy mist.
The surf was rough today…according to the Ocean City Surf Report the waves were 7 to 7.5 feet, and the water temperature was between 52-55 degrees. Dozens of wetsuit-clad surfers were gathered in the water waiting for the perfect wave.
I’ve never seen the waves so large in Ocean City.
It’s mesmerizing to watch the surfers “TRANSITION” from calmly waiting to flying across the face of the wave.
At times the transition means wiping out.
No big deal, the surfer paddles back out and begins again.