A father and his two children were washed out to sea after they climbed over a fence at a beach while on holiday.

A video of the incident was shared by police and shows people down by the water in Oman as waves violently crash into the shore.

People cheer as a wave smacks into the rocks, sending walls of whitewash high into the air, spraying the crowds with water.

In the background, a crowd of people can be seen standing behind a railing, while dozens of daredevils stand along the rocky edge toying with danger.

A huge wave strikes,

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