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    Posted August 19, 2012 by
    Carlsbad, California
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Travel snapshots: Your summer vacation

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    Big Waves at The Wedge


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     jimginsd captured these photos of surfers taking on great waves at the Wedge in Newport Beach, CA. "Wave watchers and surfers love this spot. Every wave is different and watching them crash to the beach is stunningly beautiful," he says. "The tight knit group of guys that surf at this location are unique. They love watching one another in the water and cheer when a friend gets a great ride. This spot is fantastic."
    - Anika3, CNN iReport producer

    Southern California has had hot above normal temperatures the past week along with that bigger then normal surf. Some South facing beaches got some 7-8 foot waves . That creates very fun to watch waves to watch at The Wedge a very beautiful location in Newport Beach. We took a day trip from San Diego to watch the surfers , body boarders and body surfers have fun in the surf. The waves hit the rocky jetty and head up the beach to reform making for spectacular waves for watchers and the guys in the water ...
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