Type of surf break centered around a permanent high spot in the underwater topography—a reef—almost always formed by either rock or coral. Although reefbreaks are found worldwide, their dispersion varies greatly from coastline to coastline. Sandy nontropical or subtropical areas such as the southern half of the American East Coast have few reefbreaks; tropical islands—Fiji and Hawaii, for example—...

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