paulbruwer's photo of Hermanus

Back wash creating large effect with rising sun shining directly on wace face.

Average rating of 4.55 from 33 votes


Spot Location: South Africa > South Africa > Hermanus

Date Taken: 26th September 2009. 8776 page views since 22nd March 2010.

Swell Rating Primary Swell Secondary Swell Wind (+ Gusts) Weather
2.5ft 18s 240.37° 6ft 6s 1.1ft 10s 24
Overcast 62°f
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surferkid11 Aug 19, 2010 Rating: -1

That's not a wave. It's a wall!

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paulbruwer Apr 9, 2010 Rating: 2

Thanks for all the cool comments.

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7 Mar 28, 2010 Rating: 0

Almost looks like a skimmer board could ride down the beach and up across the face. Nicely timed shot.

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BritishQuadFish Mar 26, 2010 Rating: 0

+5 slammage!

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Lips Mar 25, 2010 Rating: -1

Truly crisp

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Sids Surf Shack Mar 25, 2010 Rating: -1


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BritishQuadFish Mar 24, 2010 Rating: 1

Mummy, it was a perfect drop-in but my fins got caught on something at the bottom... thats why my back hurts so much! =[

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mambo man Mar 24, 2010 Rating: -1

or waiting for the tide to come in!

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chenson Mar 24, 2010 Rating: 4

snapper femurs.

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Sneakybadger Mar 23, 2010 Rating: 2

Mesmerizing !

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goofysurf Mar 24, 2010 Rating: 4

they all have broken limbs

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madam Mar 23, 2010 Rating: 2

Why isn't anyone riding it?

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dangalow Mar 23, 2010 Rating: -1

Holly sh*t!!!! Looks like Sandy Beach,HI(the wave at least)....going big here could be a mistake for sure...love this photo! going to favs!