Surfing Shipstern Bluff

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The power of the giant waves that rise in solid walls as the storm swells meet the ledge fringing Shipstern Bluff is a force not to be taken lightly.

There's a small window of opportunity for the surfers to ride the short steep face before the waves dump their tonnes of water with a shudder and a deep bass drum roll that sends shudders through your body.

Nature's raw power is not often on display like this.

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