60 of the Best Wave Tattoos You’ll Ever See

Surf's up bro.

 This wonderful woodcut wave tattoo.

Woodcut Wave Tattoo by Sasha Masiuk

“The wrinkles are smoothed out of the soul,” reads this delightful upper ankle tattoo. (Photo: Sasha Masiuk)

These geometric waves.

Geometric Wave Tattoo by Phil Tworavens

Wicked cool. (Photo: Phil Tworavens)

The Great Wave off Kanagawa tribute.

Hokusai Wave Tattoo Design by Oxel

Notice the long wooden ships being threatened by the merciless waves.  (Photo: Oxel)

This cute little kite.

Cute Wave Tattoo by Analoomedeiro

A playful monochromatic wave tattoo featuring an orange and yellow kite blowing in the wind. (Photo: Analoomedeiro)

 This amazing ankle work.

Wave Tattoo on Ankle by Grain

Blackwork blues we’ll call it. Amazing. (Photo: Grain)

This brilliant linework wave tattoo.

Linework Wave Tattoo by Led

Here we have a devastating display of linework featuring a negative space sun placed in the background. (Photo: Led)

This colorful large dot design.

Colorful Dotwork Wave Tattoo by Deep Roots

Only blue and red ink was used here to give the viewer a feeling as if they’re inside the barrel of a breaking wave. (Photo: Deep Roots)

This simple forearm circle.

Wave Tattoo on Forearm by Eden Kozokaro

Enclosed at the top, open at the bottom. (Photo: Eden Kozokaro)

This whale-under-the-waves tattoo.

Wave Tattoo by Andre Cruz

A large humpback whale is visible below a bubbling wave. (Photo: Andre Cruz)