Churning area just shoreward from where the wave folds and breaks; almost always the most dangerous place at any surf spot, and the site where virtually all surf-related injuries and deaths occur. The phrase "impact zone" generally isn't used until the surf is at least medium sized. The impact zone at any given spot can change in size and intensity from day to day or even wave to wave. It can be ...
Impact zone, Bondi Beach, SydneySubscribe to view
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Impact zone, Bondi Beach, Sydney
Surfer caught in the impact zone