Poverty Beach, Cape May

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Poverty Beach or Sewell Point is a barrier spit, approximately 2.5 miles (4 km) in length entirely within the City of Cape May, along the Atlantic Ocean coast of eastern New Jersey in the United States. It is the southernmost barrier island in New Jersey.
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  • Wonderful beach, with a lovely walk. Water was cool, can be a bit windy but other than that worth a visit  more »
  • This part of the beach is on the north end of town before the Cape May Inlet. It doesn't get crazy crowded like the main beach right in the center of town. There is a bathroom, and a hot dog vendor...  more »
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  • Poverty Beach can turn on during Noreasters. Also can be hazardous shore-breaky board-breaky ankle-breaky. Most fun i think is solid ground swell on incoming high in offshire winds. Poverty just a blow the mind...

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