Why do the biggest waves in the world hit a tiny beach in Northern California?

If you haven't heard of Mavericks, that's because it's a tiny beach on the Northern California coast. But scientists and surfers know it well, because it delivers some of the most spectacularly huge waves in the world. Find out why.


This KQED story is science reporting at its coolest - you see something awesome, and then you learn the physics behind how it works.

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