Phil Wright shared these dramatic pictures, taken at Seaham.

Photographer's dramatic pictures capture wild weather off coast at Seaham

The freezing temperatures and bracing winds have led to a couple of fierce weather days, with crashing waves and rough seas hitting the North East coastline.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 3:13 pm

Photographer Phil Wright was wrapped up warm to capture these wild shots – taken at Seaham – between Easter Monday, April 5, and Wednesday, April 7. We can almost feel the cold of the wind in our cheeks as the pier takes a battering from the sea.

The recent drop in temperature saw parts of the region hit by snow in frost earlier this week – a real shock to the system after a splash of sunshine in the run-up to Easter.

Met Office forecasters predict some cold nights ahead this week, but there will be some sunshine in store for the daylight hours.

Here is a selection of Phil’s fantastic photographs.

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