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Biggest Waves Ever Seen are Hitting the Coast of California and Australia

Surfers catch SOME OF THE BIGGEST WAVES EVER SEEN - In the middle of the weekend storm, surfers were bravely making history at a break off the California coast. The waves were breaking about a hundred miles off the California coast Saturday, at a spot called the Cortes Bank. It's an underwater seamount that created waves, the surfers say, that were larger than 80 feet on the face and THE BIGGEST SEEN OR SURFED ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD. A crew of elite "tow-surfers" used jet skis maxing out over 40 miles per hour to catch the beasts.

Giant Waves off coast of California: January 2008
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