20 Breathtaking Wave Photos You Won’t Believe Are Real
These beautiful ocean and wave photos from an unbelievable perspective will leave you speechless and longing for the ocean.
The vast oceans around the world are truly beautiful. Crashing waves, moving tides, and different colors of surf and wildlife can make for some really gorgeous photos. Take a look at these wave photos to get a beautiful glimpse into what mother nature can do. These jaw-dropping photos of the world’s most beautiful countries are also so stunning it’s hard to believe they are real.
This giant wave is crashing as a small bit of sunlight reflects off of it at sunset. Also, read up on these fascinating facts about the world’s oceans.
A brave surfer duck dives under the wave after deciding not to ride it in.
Fan of water
The surf fans out as it crashes into Na Pali coast in Hawaii. Scientists still can’t explain these mysteries about the ocean.
Whirlpools form as water from a river and the sea meet each other during high and low tide.
Surrounding the lighthouse
The first big storm of 2013 hits the Douro River harbor. Wind gusts were strong causing massive waves to crash up against the lighthouse. These are the creepiest things you can find at the bottom of the ocean.
A young surfer rides through a barrel wave in French Polynesia.
A photographer captures a wave about to break. The water looks as if it’s stretching into a circle. This is what the world’s most polluted beaches used to look like.
Surfers enjoyed the high surf created by Hurricane Maria at Newport Beach. Some waves were up to 25 feet high.
Sun coming through
The sun shines bright through the barrel of a wave. Check out the most beautiful glowing beaches around the world.
Further in the distance, the wave crashes while up close it’s still building up. Check out these photos of the world’s most beautiful trees.
Taking over the shore
A woman, looking very small, stands on a black sand beach in Iceland as the waves move in and out. Here are some of the other most gorgeous black sand beaches in the world.
A rare view of a wave crashing from underwater.
The dark and light
The sun setting behind the waves makes the top of the wave look almost clear while the water below is dark. These are the 12 most visited beaches in the world.
This image of a wave crashing from underwater looks like an abstract painting.
In order to get this dangerous shot, the photographer had to risk being in a big swell breaking over a sharp reef below. It’s worth the risk when the photo comes out this breathtaking though. You also need to see these strikingly beautiful animal photos.
Bigger than life
It can be hard to understand just how big waves can get. The surfer at the base of the wave allows you to get an idea of just how massive and powerful the ocean really is.
Huge waves break in the ocean in Australia as a storm starts to roll in. If these waves make you crave the beach, these are the best beaches in every state.
Hitting the rocks
A man watches the waves crash over the rocks in Nazaré, Portugal. In this spot, there’s an underwater canyon that causes some of the biggest waves in the world.
Riding the surf
A professional surfer takes on the big waves caused by the underwater canyon in Nazaré, Portugal. The big waves allow surfers to break lots of records.