The Physics of Maverick’s

World famous surf spot Mavericks is visible from the south part of FMR.

World famous surf spot Mavericks is visible from the south part of FMR.

One of the reserve’s closest neighbors is the world-famous surf spot called Mavericks.

Surfline.com has a fascinating feature article about how wind, waves, and the underlying offshore geology (called bathymetry) combine to create one of the world’s top five surf experiences.

The feature is a slideshow-like presentation of text and beautiful graphics; use the “previous” and “next” tabs you’ll find in the upper left corner (after the 15-second ad times out) to navigate through it:

http://www.surfline.com/surf-news/mechanics-of-mavericks_62313/

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