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IMAGE OF THE DAY
05-16-2022
The iconic waves of Maui’s southern shore
Today's Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory features Māʻalaea Bay on Maui’s southern shore, an area that is known for its large waves.  Two of Maui’s most iconic waves, known as “Freight Trains” and “Jaws,” are famous among surfers. While Freight Trains is considered one of the fastest surfable waves in the world, Jaws is known for big-wave surfing. "The large waves, or swells, are typically generated in the southern hemisphere during winter, when large storms brew in the southern Pacific...
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