VIDEO & PICTURES: Sidmouth Waves

13:04 03 February 2014

Enormous waves crashed along Sidmouth seafront after very windy conditions and high tides. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 4301-06-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Enormous waves crashed along Sidmouth seafront after very windy conditions and high tides. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 4301-06-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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Huge waves once again batter Sidmouth

Enormous waves crashed along Sidmouth seafront after very windy conditions and high tides. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 4330-06-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo OrdersEnormous waves crashed along Sidmouth seafront after very windy conditions and high tides. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 4330-06-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Enormous waves once again smashed against Sidmouth’s sea defences during high tides and strong winds.

Jacob’s Ladder also took a pounding with waves topping over the sea wall and damaging the beach huts.

See pictures in our gallery.

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