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More Big Surf On The Way As 'Storm Brigid' Sweeps In

31st January 2014
More Big Surf On The Way As 'Storm Brigid' Sweeps In

#Surfing - Just weeks after the 'black swell' that brought surfers in their hundreds to the West of Ireland's top surfing spots, Surfer Today reports that its sequel storm system is in the making over the Atlantic.

Taking a more direct route than the devastating Winter Storm Hercules (or Christine as it was better known here in Ireland), the new weather system known as Storm Brigid is "on a steady eastern track" towards Europe.

And the respective southwest coasts of Ireland and England are expected to bear the brunt of its force, with waves of up to 40 feet predicted.

The news comes in the same week that Donegal recorded its biggest ever surf in the form of an 80-foot monster wave dubbed 'Growlers'.

However, like earlier this month, even the hardiest waveriders won't be taking their chances till the severe conditions turn down a notch!

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MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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