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Weather: Easterly winds bring crashing waves

Hartlepool Photo: Caroline Brown

Strong easterly winds have been bringing chilly weather to the North East.

As they make their way across the North Sea they are also creating some impressive waves.

Roker Credit: Caroline Griffiths
Whitby Credit: Garry Hornby

The east coast has been battered over the past couple of days - but it has led to some impressive scenes.

Seaham Credit: Dan Myers
Amble Credit: Derek Taylor

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(although make sure you are safe if you brave the coast!)