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Topic - Big Seas in the Far North

Steve Perry - on 06 Feb 2013
The seas in the far north can be very impressive but nothing can match this past week.
Here's a short vid I've made for anyone interested.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0OLd0Ao5uQ&feature=youtu.be

The news up here is reporting a 50ft wave having hit the lighthouse on Fair Isle, here's a link to the damage there.

http://www.shetlandtimes.co.uk/2013/02/05/destructive-waves-were-biggest-in-living-memory

A wave rider off Orkney was reading 6 metre swells and Durness lifeboat station apparently reported swells off their scales. It's been good fun watching from the safety of the shore.
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