Red Sea

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Long, narrow arm of the Arabian Sea, slightly larger than the state of California, separating the Arabian Peninsula from northeastern Africa. Although windsurfing is popular in the warm waters of the Red Sea, little is known about its surf. The sea's average width is about 200 miles, however, providing more than enough fetch for waves to take shape; monsoons cross the area from both northeast an...

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