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In The Photos of the Readers of La Vanguardia we can contemplate the beauty of the strong swell of the sea from La Costilla beach in Rota (Cádiz).
The swell is the movement of the waves that propagate outside the area where it was generated, being able to reach very remote places.
It is also called a lying sea or swell, but it is the opposite of a sea of wind, which is the movement of waves generated by the wind blowing directly over the observed sea area or in its immediate vicinity.
In the swell phenomenon, the state of the sea is not related to the present wind, although its cause is the wind that originated in a different area.
However, in no case should the swell be confused with the tsunami, since this is due to seismic movements at the bottom of the sea.
Located next to the Bay of Cádiz on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, halfway between Portugal and Gibraltar, Rota is an eminently tourist city, a holiday destination for travelers from all over Europe.