(NEWYORK.CBSLOCAL) — Memorial Day weekend it may be, but it might as well be mid-March for New Yorkers who stepped outside Saturday.

The Jersey Shore has technically reopened for the start of the season for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, but not too many people were heading to the shore on Saturday, 1010 WINS’ John Montone reported.

Gale force winds were blowing in from the west and chopping up the bay, Montone reported.

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