A foaming whitewater wave that first moves into deep water, so that it reverts back to an unbroken swell—or the whitewater is reduced to a fringe along the crest—then onto a shallow area where the wave once again steepens and breaks. Reforms come in all sizes and shapes. Waves at Second Reef Pipeline in Hawaii will reform into a gaping tube on the nearshore reef; waves at Huntington Beach, Califo...

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