Crashing waves against lava rock in Kailua Kona

Waves Crashing During A High Surf Advisory

I love high surf advisories, and my favorite place to go is OTEC. There is one place in particular that I go on the lava rock that juts out further than the rest of the shoreline. Here I can view the coastline as the wave crashes 20 feet into the air and gradually works it’s way towards me. Then when the wave hits before me, the entire lava shelf rumbles under me. Simply magnificent. Another benefit of the spot I have chosen is that the sea spray doesn’t spray me, keeping me from having to cover and clean my lenses constantly.

Photography by Christopher Johnson –

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  1. Great blog post. Will read on…

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