June 09, 2021
By Juliet Kaszas-Hoch
Summer time is right close to the corner, which suggests it is time to cast a vote for the finest beach locations in the state. New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s 2021 Favorite Beaches Poll lets residents and people select their favored coastal communities from throughout the four Jersey Shore counties: Ocean, Monmouth, Cape May perhaps and Atlantic.
The consortium – an affiliation of colleges, universities and other groups focused to advancing understanding and stewardship of the state’s maritime and coastal ecosystem – will announce the winners on the Friday ahead of the July 4th holiday getaway.
The on line contest, which debuted in 2008 as New Jersey’s Prime Ten Beaches, was initially designed to persuade friendly competitors and camaraderie between cities together the coastline. Subsequent Superstorm Sandy, the contest was rebranded to diversify effects, “so that all spots of the Yard State’s magnificent oceanfront are acknowledged, inspiring a refreshing feeling of unity and guidance,” NJSGC explained.
For Very long Seashore Island, study individuals can select Barnegat Mild, Beach front Haven, Harvey Cedars, Ship Base, Surf Town, Brant Beach or Loveladies – the latter two both of those sections of Long Beach Township.
Major vote-getters in every single county will be announced, and an all round victor will be named as properly. Ocean Town was the undefeated “favorite beach” for quite a few yrs, but was unseated by Brigantine in 2020.
Forged a vote at surveymonkey.com/r/BC5BHH8. —J.K.-H.