J5082 : Stormy Bangor

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Bangor, Northern Ireland

Stormy Bangor
Stormy Bangor
The winter of 2011/2012 was both mild and fairly unremarkable in Bangor. After an unseasonably warm and pleasant end to March, the first week of April saw a proper north-easterly gale batter the seafront. This is the view from the 'Long Hole' towards the Eisenhower Pier as the breaking waves rolled in. The winds were gusting to about 50 knots and the waves were almost breaking over the pier - but this was taken at 5pm, only 90 minutes after low tide; at high tide 4 hours later conditions were much worse.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 3 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 4 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre  Air, Sky, Weather  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Bangor  Bangor Bay  Bangor Harbour 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 504 823 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.9913N 5:40.1352W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 505 822
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Weather  Severe Weather  Storm  Stormy  Stormy Skies  Storm Clouds  Bangor (Co Down)  Eisenhower Pier 

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