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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Crystal Clear Blue Wave

The best surf spots in Hawaii vary from season to season as wind directions change. Oahu's North Shore features a number of beaches with the best Hawaii surfing conditions of all the islands in the winter months. Each winter the rugged coastline serves up massive and imposing ocean surf. The island storms take credit for generating giant swells as they make the long journey from the northern Pacific Ocean to pummel reef breaks on the northern coastline.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: North Shore O'ahu, Hawaii, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Francois Aspesberro