Photo of the Day: Huge waves crash on a rocky coast

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credit: Jaymi Heimbuch

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At a beach on Kaua'i, a huge fan-like wave occurs as an incoming wave collides with the receding water from the previous wave. At sunset, and during a big swell, it is quite a spectacle. (PS, can you spot the humans on the shoreline? That'll give you perspective for the size of these waves!)

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