Weird Waves Of The World – Waimea River

Weird Waves Of The World is back, this time we head to the North Shore of Hawaii. There is nothing¬†weird about Pipe, Off The Wall or Sunset (except the loose units that charge it) We’re talking about Waimea River wave.

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Periodically, during the rainy winter season on Oahu’s north shore, the river that runs through Waimea Valley floods, sending a heavy flow of water out into the sea. With the river flowing right through the heart of the world’s mecca of surfing, locals saw only one possibility: Let’s surf that thing.

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If you’re not familiar with Hawaii seasons, the waves pump in the Winter time, during Summer there isn’t a whole lot going in the swell department so Using shovels and a tractor the Hawaiian’s make river meet sea and the outcome is epic to say the least!

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This rapidly develops into a stand still shreddable wave which reaches head height and above, click below to watch full video: