Belmar sees calmer seas after choppy week

Crowds who turned out to the shore in Belmar Saturday were met with calmer seas after a pair of dramatic rescues there earlier this week.

Crowds who turned out to the shore in

Crowds who turned out to the shore in Belmar Saturday were met with calmer seas after a pair of dramatic rescues there earlier this week.

BELMAR - Crowds who turned out to the shore in Belmar Saturday were met with calmer seas after a pair of dramatic rescues there earlier this week.

One rescue on Friday evening was captured on cellphone video. A group of people had to pull a swimmer who was struggling out of the water.

Earlier in the week, there was another water rescue by a 16-year-old surfer.

The strong waves and rip currents had been churned up by Hurricane Cristobal out in the Atlantic.

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