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Surfers will soon be able to ride waves without the need for beaches or the ocean thanks to a revolutionary 'wave garden' set to debut in the UK.<br />
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The six million pounds surfing lake, the world's first public wave pool of its kind, uses cutting edge technology to fire perfectly formed waves along a 1,000ft man-made lagoon.<br />
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Normally, surfers are forced to wait for waves to be formed by the right weather conditions - a rare occurrence around British shores.<br />
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But the new open-air attraction, dubbed The Wave, will offer the chance to enjoy guaranteed rides of up to 20 seconds long on peeling waves as tall as 5ft.<br />
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It will shoot out 120 waves per hour - two every minute - either side of a central pier and will aim to stay open for 10 months of the year.<br />
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There will be seperate areas for beginners, and one hour's surfing will cost around £15.<br />
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The first site has been earmarked to open near Bristol in summer 2014, with more UK sites planned including one on the Isle of Wight.