This River Tidal Bore Makes People Surf For 15 Minutes Non-stop

This river tidal bore makes people surf for 15 minutes non-stop

This is the mascaret at the port of Saint-Pardon de Vayres, near the city of Bordeaux, a tidal bore that produces waves for 15 minutes of continuous surfing. One second the river is completely quiet, the next the waves break in, taking dozens of surfers with them.

A close up from the boards:

Some aerial shots that show the effect in full:

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