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Dublin: 18 °C Thursday 19 September, 2019

#Waves

From TheJournal.ie Storm waves in the west moved boulders onto the top of this cliff Feel The Power

Storm waves in the west moved boulders onto the top of this cliff

Previously it was assumed that only a tsunami could be that powerful.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska Warning

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

From TheJournal.ie Walkers warned to be careful on coasts as high winds expected With Gusto

Walkers warned to be careful on coasts as high winds expected

Yesterday, calls were received as photographers attempted to take pictures of the waves.

From TheJournal.ie UN says the highest recorded wave has taken place in the North Atlantic An Awesome Wave

UN says the highest recorded wave has taken place in the North Atlantic

Scrutiny of data sent back by an automated buoy showed a monster wave 19 metres high.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic No Smooth Sailing This post contains videos

WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic

The Royal Caribbean cruise liner was hit by 30 foot waves and 150mph winds.

From TheJournal.ie Parents put toddlers at risk at Howth pier with high waves breaking over walls Cop On

Parents put toddlers at risk at Howth pier with high waves breaking over walls

The Coast Guard has warned of the dangers of these high waves, which can take people off their feet and wash them into the water.

From TheJournal.ie Waves off the Donegal coast yesterday were higher than three double deckers Surfs Up This post contains videos

Waves off the Donegal coast yesterday were higher than three double deckers

An individual wave height of 21.5 metres was recorded by a Met Éireann buoy.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan Rebuild This post contains images

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan

“The resilience of the Filipino people is amazing, they are like phoenix birds.”

From TheJournal.ie The waves in Bundoran were wild over the weekend Eat Sleep Wave Repeat

The waves in Bundoran were wild over the weekend

The RNLI lifeboat station was battered just hours after a major fundraiser.

From TheJournal.ie The country has enough photos of waves crashing over piers --- Coast Guard Storm Warning

The country has enough photos of waves crashing over piers --- Coast Guard

Anyone planning on braving today’s storm to capture images of the dramatic weather is being urged to think again.

Surprised gardaí leg it to escape big wave in Howth

Good feet, that man.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard warns people to get away from the sea as man injured at Howth pier Stormwatch

Coast Guard warns people to get away from the sea as man injured at Howth pier

Heavy winds + strong waves = not a good idea to go walking along seafronts tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Battered: Your pictures of how the storm took its toll Ireland This post contains images

Battered: Your pictures of how the storm took its toll

Our readers have been photographing the incredible – and in some cases, devastating – impact of the high tides and storms.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: If you're admiring the waves, roll your windows up What The Fliuch? This post contains videos

VIDEO: If you're admiring the waves, roll your windows up

Especially when the waves can get this high, this quickly.

VIDEO: Who knew Ireland had waves like this? Bodacious Waves This post contains videos

VIDEO: Who knew Ireland had waves like this?

If you are lucky enough to ride one of these waves you could be in to win big bucks.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands without phone service after storms Storms

Thousands without phone service after storms

Meanwhile, the ESB has restored electricity to almost 15,000 households who lost power yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Biggest wave ever recorded off Irish coast today Gales

Biggest wave ever recorded off Irish coast today

It’s windy out there – and we’ve all been advised to stay away from “exposed coastal areas”…

From The42 The Surf Report: bad weather, good waves Drop In

The Surf Report: bad weather, good waves

The weekend’s waves are better than we might normally expect at this time of the year, writes Ben Farr.

From The42 The Surf Report: northern exposure best this weekend Drop In

The Surf Report: northern exposure best this weekend

“Small but building seems to be the order of the day. Light southerly winds mean that north-facing beaches will be offshore and shapely.”

From The42 The Surf Report: good things come in small packages right? Drop In

The Surf Report: good things come in small packages right?

The wind has dropped but that’s as good as it gets for most of the country this weekend it seems. Pull the wetsuit on anyway and get the detail here.

From The42 The Surf Report: get ready for another dirty weekend Drop In

The Surf Report: get ready for another dirty weekend

Ireland’s surfers haven’t seen a clean wave in weeks – and that sorry pattern looks set to continue.

From The42 How do I choose the right surfboard? Surf's Up

How do I choose the right surfboard?

Plenty of us plan on getting out there more this year. And maybe standing up on the board at some stage. Here’s a little advice from the experts in Bundoran.