Considering the East Coast of the United States includes three times more surfable coastline than the West Coast and Hawaii combined, it’s odd that it’s so widely misunderstood. I must admit I was once one of those people. I had my own misconceptions about the place until I actually went there, and eventually lived there, for myself. I suppose, in an effort to dispel those misconceptions, I’ve chosen to debunk the four common false beliefs about surfing on the East Coast.
1. Everyone just surfs in the snow all winter.