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Here they are, the best wave photos of the week

Wind and waves.

EACH AND EVERY one would be worthy of TheJournal.ie‘s ‘Pic of the Day’ slot. (We even cheated and had two on Monday).

So, we decided to round up a compilation of the most awesome sights captured on film on the coastlines of Ireland, England, Wales and France over the past seven days and nights.

With winds gusting at up to 120 km per hour, the waves being generated were mammoth. Behold the spectacular, and the scary:

Here they are, the best wave photos of the week
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  • Wales

    People watch and photograph enormous waves as they break on Porthcawl harbour.Source: Ben Birchall
  • Wales

    People watch and photograph enormous waves as they break on Porthcawl harbour, South Wales. Source: Ben Birchall
  • Aberystwyth

    Waves crash against the Aberystwyth coastline. Source: Dave Thompson/PA Wire
  • Aberystwyth

    Waves crash against the Aberystwyth coastline. Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images
  • Portugal

    A seafront promenade destroyed stands as heavy seas and waves crash over Cabo do Mundo beach, in Matosinhos, northern Portugal, on Tuesday. Source: AP/Press Association Images
  • Portugal

    Heavy seas and waves crash over a lighthouse at Douro's River mouth in Porto on 7 January. Source: AP/Press Association Images
  • France

    Waves crash on the beach front, outside the Biarritz casino, in southwestern France on 7 January. Source: AP/Press Association Images
  • Northern Ireland

    A woman avoids waves at the walkway at Whitehead in Antrim.Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images
  • France

    People look big waves at the beach of Anglet, southwestern France. Source: AP/Press Association Images
  • France

    A big wave hits the seawall at the beach in Anglet, southwestern FranceSource: AP/Press Association Images
  • West Coast of the UK

    Source: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
  • Surfing at Mullaghmore

    Professional surfer Nic Von Rupp rides a wave at Mullaghmore. Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images
  • West Coast of the UK

    The Promenade between Fleetwood and Blackpool on 6 January.Source: John Giles/PA Wire
  • West Coast of the UK

    The Promenade between Fleetwood and Blackpool on 6 January.Source: John Giles/PA Wire
  • West Coast of the UK

    The Promenade between Fleetwood and Blackpool on 6 January.Source: John Giles/PA Wire
  • West Coast of the UK

    The Promenade between Fleetwood and Blackpool on 6 January.Source: John Giles/PA Wire
  • West Coast of the UK

    The Promenade between Fleetwood and Blackpool on 6 January.Source: John Giles/PA Wire
  • West Coast of the UK

    The Promenade between Fleetwood and Blackpool on 6 JanuarySource: John Giles/PA Wire
  • West Coast of the UK

    The Promenade between Fleetwood and Blackpool on 6 JanuarySource: John Giles/PA Wire
  • Blackpool

    Water covers the coastal roads at Clevelys near Blackpool on 6 January. Source: John Giles/PA Wire
  • Surfing at Mullaghmore

  • Baltimore Beacon by Youen Jacob

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