New Wave Record and Top Photos From Todays Storm

New wave record at Buoy M4

M4_SWH

The M4 Donegal Buoy measured a record Significant Wave Height (SWH) of 15.7m at 11:00 on December 10th 2014, where Significant Wave Height is the term given to the average height of the highest third of the waves over a period.

The previous highest SWH was 15.2m recorded earlier this year on January 26th. The buoy also recorded an individual wave of 21.5m around the same time which is less than the 23.4m record individual wave also recorded earlier this year in January. The record for the highest Significant Wave Height measured by the buoy network is still 17.2m recorded at the M6 buoy on December 9th 2007.

So did you get a surf in today? Heres some top shots from the storm today: #BlackWednesday

 

North Coast-Photo: Oliver Hegarty-Coalder

North Coast-Photo: Oliver Hegarty-Coalder

Bunagee pier in Culdaff. Photo: Carndonagh Camera Club

Bunagee pier in Culdaff. Photo: Carndonagh Camera Club

Bunagee pier in Culdaff. Photo: Carndonagh Camera Club

Bunagee pier in Culdaff. Photo: Carndonagh Camera Club

sleighhead 2

Slea head, Dingle. photo. Ger Kelliher Photography

Sligo Area Photo: Colin Gillen-Framelight

Sligo Area Photo: Colin Gillen-Framelight

Brandon Head, Co. Kerry Photo: Offshore Surf School-KB Photography

Brandon Head, Co. Kerry Photo: Offshore Surf SchoolKB Photography

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North Coast. Photo: Kieran Scullion

North East Coast-Photo Bosco McAuley

North East Coast-Photo Bosco McAuley

Hollow Keg- North Coast. Photo: Kieran Scullion

North Coast. Photo: Kieran Scullion

 

Colin Cooney
Surfer, Amateur photographer and Garden Designer. Co Owner of Surf Around Ireland….need to know more, get in touch!

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