CarpeWave's photo of Pipeline & Backdoor

Same special isolated day in December. This sandbar didn't turn on like last year. It has been the most epic year for the North Shore. Sandbar on Oahu

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Pipeline & Backdoor

Spot Location: Hawaii > Oahu > Pipeline & Backdoor

Date Taken: 3rd December 2009. 7101 page views since 13th March 2010.

Swell Rating Primary Swell Secondary Swell Wind (+ Gusts) Weather
8.5ft 17s 330.81° 2ft 8s   6
Clear 75°f
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Nuke the whales! Mar 25, 2010 Rating: 0

i hope someday, someone will be able to explain to me why and how the fuck those little tunnels form!

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CarpeWave Mar 25, 2010 Rating: 0

hahaha! Me too!

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JERZnotJAWS Mar 18, 2010 Rating: 0

not much room for error...

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pericofoto.es Mar 24, 2010 Rating: 0

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CarpeWave Mar 21, 2010 Rating: 0

Yeah, definitely a close out. I think this was one of those where I saw it coming, thought to myself, "there's no way I'm going to be in the right spot. I'll just dive under and see what's below."

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CarpeWave Mar 18, 2010 Rating: 0

Thanks! I love these shots from underneath. Crystal clear water sandbars are just soooo much fun!

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Beach Monster Mar 17, 2010 Rating: 0

it's like looking down a huge tornado! :O

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mtksurfer Mar 16, 2010 Rating: 1

sweet pic!!!!!!!!!!!