Feb. 17, 2013 Swell Event, Buxton (Photos: Jon Carter)

Buxton Lighthouse seemed to be the place to be during the latest swell event that went down on February 17, 2013. Outer Banks lensman Jon Carter was there along with some of the area's finest surfers to fight the freezing temperatures and score some great waves. Surfers include: Brett Barley, Jesse Hines, Joey Crum, Michael Foard and Zach Knapp. All photos from Jon Carter Photographry [caption id="attachment_22731" align="aligncenter" width="920"]Carter_Brett Barley Brett Barley feeling right at home. Photo: Jon Carter[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22732" align="aligncenter" width="920"]Carter_Empty Right Right hander beast goes unridden. Photo: Jon Carter[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22733" align="aligncenter" width="920"]Carter_Jesse Hines 1 Jesse Hines makes the drop look easy. Photo: Jon Carter[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22734" align="aligncenter" width="920"]Carter_Jesse Hines 2 Surfer: Jesse Hines, Photo: Jon Carter[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22735" align="aligncenter" width="920"]Carter_Jetty Bomb NNE Wind Swell, mid 40's water temperatures, low 30's air temps and howling ice cold winds. Not a drop of water out of place. Photo: Jon Carter[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22736" align="aligncenter" width="920"]Carter_Joey Crum Joey Crum grabs some shade to get out of the blistering sun. Photo: Jon Carter[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22737" align="aligncenter" width="920"]Carter_Michael Foard Windy, cold and heavy. Doesn't stop Michael Foard. Photo: Jon Carter[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22738" align="aligncenter" width="920"]Carter_unknown 1 Unknown surfer getting ready to drive through this section. Photo: Jon Carter[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22739" align="aligncenter" width="920"]Carter_Unknown 2 One thing is certain... Buxton Jetty can produce some nice lefts. Unidentified surfer finds the sweet spot. Photo: Jon Carter[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22740" align="aligncenter" width="920"]Carter_Zach Knapp Zach Knapp had his fair share of waves. Photo: Jon Carter[/caption]