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Crossing the Bar

By brian1208
The entrance to Mudeford Harbour can be treacherous with constantly shifting sandbanks which can cause large and unpredictable waves.
I spotted this one a couple of days back, as one of the small local fishing vessels was approaching the bar this breaking wave suddenly appeared in front of it. As usual, the skipper was skilled enough to avoid it and passed the spot with only a minor roll.
That's the Isle of Wight in the background, several miles away

(the yellow tint is from the sand picked up by the wave)

Tags: Transport Landscape and travel Mudeford quay

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debu 6 India
5 Nov 2012 9:02AM
Nicely captured.

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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
5 Nov 2012 10:51AM
Excellent ! This is a great photo Smile
STUARTHILL758 14 37 1 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2012 1:22PM
Great capture is she sinking no next shot on top of the wave we hope ,

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