Photo of the Day

June 23, 2018

Surf's Up

On the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii, heavy rains cause a swell of rapids. "The results are spectacular, going from a small trickle to a stage 5 rapid within 30 minutes," says Your Shot photographer Matt Porteous. "This was the early stages—you can see the surfers riding the constant waves and a few guys being swept out to sea." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Matt Porteous, National Geographic Your Shot

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