Surfers enjoy monster swell off Western Australia

Surfers have been braving a monster swell off the coast of Western Australia over the weekend with waves as tall as 18m (five storeys) in once-in-a-decade waves.

Surfers on the Margaret River.

Surfers on the Margaret River. Image by Robert Young / CC BY 2.0

The Guardian newspaper has published a photo essay of the daredevils by surfing photographer Russell Ord. Read more:

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