NH8089 : Dornoch children and waves

taken 10 years ago, near to Dornoch, Highland, Great Britain

Dornoch children and waves
Dornoch children and waves
I do not like taking pictures of other people, but on this occasion and as coastguard, rescue were watching them carefully, on a storm raged beach swell children trying to "drown" themselves in waves off rocks that can cut and cause severe leg injuries and broken arms seems a worthwhile warning. The offshore sides were a straight drop to the scoured sand beach, they were having a lot of fun, but it was cool late September and the backwash, rip current, wave recession very high in discharge. I doubt rescue could have reached them if they had gone in at depth against the rocks and they did launch as we left as a practice. And to mention the health of the estuarine lochs from Dornoch around to Tarbat Ness as viewed collected wastes during storm wave concentrations.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 26 September, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 27 November, 2010
Category
Coast > Beach activity   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 808 896 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:52.8148N 4:0.7017W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NH 807 896
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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