Storm Seas Anglesey Coast January 2014

by R Phillips
(Trearddur Bay)

The stormy weather continues across Wales and here on Anglesey island, North Wales, big seas surged along the south west coast.



Here is a clip of the huge waves which battered Trearddur Bay. See how the waves smash into the promenade and the spray rises 20 metres into the air, lifting stones and rocks into the main road through Trearddur.

The main car park opposite the old cricket field behind the Celtic Cross and promenade was completely flooded.

Much of this flooding is in the zone of proposed new housing development on this low lying ground.

Enjoy the video.

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Jan 13, 2014
No more houses
by: Keith

great video! Now we can see why no more houses to be built in lower Trearddur - disaster waiting to happen...who wants a house without insurance?

car park still flooded, ok for canoe/kayak lessons maybe?

Jan 09, 2014
We was there!!!
by: Mr and Mrs Greenfield

Fantastic video Mr Phillips!! Thank you for sharing this and great that we can show our friends what we saw that day! We have never seen anything like it - only on the news! We was on holiday and was viewing from Ravenspoint Road. Couldn't believe how huge the waves were and how quickly they crashed over onto the other side of the road. Unbelievable! The flooding on the roads, car park and football pitch happened within minutes. Still my favourite place!

Jan 06, 2014
Holy Island
by: Father Ted

Maybe Holy Island will split in 2 because of sea level rising? look at Llancwyffan church near Aberfraw!

Jan 05, 2014
new houses???
by: Katie

yeah, come on! how can these guys be serious! who woiuld want to have a house in front of these giant waves? - must be a lot of flooding/repairs.. and insurance companies prob wont touch the houses for no money!

Jan 05, 2014
developers beware
by: Lancashiremon

Will the builders considering building on this flood plain take notice of this video. It should also be required viewing for anyone planning to buy property in that area. Whether either will happen is debatable.

Jan 05, 2014
rocks and sand
by: Tony M

lots of rocks and sand all over Holyhead trearddur road - very bumpy!!

Jan 05, 2014
Big seas
by: John

wow, these waves are huge; very scary, dont fancy an ice cream today

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