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Surfers And Scientists Team Up To Create The 'Perfect Wave'

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Considered Southern California's premier big-wave surf spot, waves at Lunada Bay can reach up to 20 feet overhead in the winter months. Denise Guerra/NPR hide caption

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Lunada Bay Visitors Want Locals To Let Them Ride The Waves

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A large wave on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, sucks sand off of the seafloor and into the wave itself. This photo is the cover image of Clark Little's latest coffee table book, Shorebreak. Clark Little hide caption

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