Started in 1997, the webcam is the first and longest continually operating beach cam in New Jersey.

Ray Smith setup up the site to view the beach conditions for the decision to go surfing or sailing. The location is 15 Ocean Avenue in Monmouth Beach, NJ. at 40.32433 Degs. N, 73.97602 Degs. W.  Local surfers soon found out about the site and the word spread. New components are added as new technologies develop. The site was designed, developed and is hosted by The site is completely non-profit. Please spread the word about the site and everyone can always have an Ocean View.