Giant waves on the seafront at Seaham, County Durham

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    Giant waves on the seafront at Seaham, County Durham

    A strong tidal surge in the North Sea resulted in a higher than normal high tides.

    A combination of strong winds, extremely low pressure and a storm surge can raise the sea level around eastern England by an additional 2 meters.

    Rich pick, wentloog, EugeneEverson, and 18 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. D..R.. 90 months ago | reply

      That is absolutely sensational - exciting and scary at the same time; congrats.

    2. CLiFF 61 89 months ago | reply

      great fotos

    3. Atlantic city midmer losh fan 89 months ago | reply

      it can raise the sea level as high as it likes. Just yeasterday there was a 50ft swell on the west coast of Ireland.

    4. wentloog 86 months ago | reply

      This photo is totally underrated, should have at least a 100 faves!

    5. EugeneEverson 82 months ago | reply

      Excellent Photo!

    6. XYZXY [deleted] 71 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The United Kingdom, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    7. Gem - IOW 67 months ago | reply

      Wow that's a fantastic shot - nice work

    8. Rajendran Rajesh™ 65 months ago | reply

      Wow.. this is awesome..
      breath taking shot..

    9. v8shots 61 months ago | reply

      Great shot, very eye catching!

    10. Whyomar 42 months ago | reply

      Thank you for your lovely picture. I have made it part of a YouTube video, which you can see at:

    11. andy74 39 months ago | reply

      amazing shot, congratulations

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