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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Waves

All time
# 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.
# warning
Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska
The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.
# 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.
# 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.
# no smooth sailing
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.
# 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.
# wave after wave
Guy laughs in the face of nauseating waves, has nerves of STEEL
# surfs up
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.
# rebuild
'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.”
# whoa
Dramatic video of double wave over the sea wall at Spiddal Pier
Incredible scenes.
# 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.
# 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.
# Making waves
Scary video shows woman almost swept out to sea (after getting overconfident)
You shouldn’t taunt nature.
# Waves
Incredible close-up video of huge wave in Bray
# fancy footwork
Surprised gardaí leg it to escape big wave in Howth
Good feet, that man.
# 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.
# Ireland
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.
# What the fliuch?
VIDEO: If you're admiring the waves, roll your windows up
Especially when the waves can get this high, this quickly.
# Bodacious Waves
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.
# Storms
Thousands without phone service after storms
Meanwhile, the ESB has restored electricity to almost 15,000 households who lost power yesterday.
# 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”…
# 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.
# 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.”
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.