Footage shows high waves crash onto promenade at Seaburn as windy weather forecast throughout the week

Pictures show high waves crashing onto footpaths at the coast in Seaburn on Tuesday.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 1:40 pm

High winds have seen waves crashing over the promenade at Seaburn and the gusty weather is set to last for another two or three days.

Waves between 9ft and 14ft have been forecast for Tuesday afternoon, with waves as high as 16ft expected overnight into Wednesday morning.

High waves of up to 10ft are predicted on Wednesday.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Waves crash over the promenade

Scattered snow showers have also been forecast for the region on Tuesday and it is set to stay cold as the maximum temperature of 4C will feel more like -2C, thanks to a ‘significant wind chill’.

Overnight into Wednesday temperatures are expected to drop to -2C with a widespread frost.

Winds could reach up to 29mph in the late evening and overnight but are set to ease tomorrow.

Read More

Read More
Pictures from a cold Easter Monday in Sunderland and County Durham as temperatur...
A few hardy souls brave the elements

Wednesday will be less cold and generally cloudier, though dry and bright with some morning sunshine and a maximum temperature of 6C.

Rain overnight may be preceded by a bit of snow over high ground.

The high winds return on Thursday, with gusts of up to 33mph with cold wintry showers forecast for Friday and Saturday.

Support your Echo and become a subscriber today. Enjoy unlimited access to local news, the latest on SAFC and new puzzles every day. With a digital subscription, you can see fewer ads, enjoy faster load times, and get access to exclusive newsletters and content. Click here to subscribe.

The strong winds are set to last until the early hours of Friday
This week is forecast to see guts of more than 30mph