Gordo's winter storms
All photos Copyright © 1998-2003 Gordon Richardson gordonr@iafrica.com


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Ship aground with Table Mountain from Sunset Beach - early-Aug '03
Several attemps to float the ship have been so far been unsucessful

ship aground with Table Mountain from Sunset Beach ship aground from Sunset Beach


Wave splash over promenade joggers at Green Point - Feb '03

wave splash over promenade at Green Point wave splash over joggers at Green Point


On 5 September 2001 a huge North Wester Storm blew up
Wind speeds exceeded 100km/h (60mph) and wave heights 10m (30ft)

Photographer and huge waves on harbour breakwater - Aug/Sep '01

photographer with huge wave on harbour breakwater huge wave breaking on end of pier

Click here to see the same light-tower after the storm in Oct '01


Scarborough beach with ship aground - Aug/Sep '01

Scarborough beach with ship aground

6 weeks later the ship was refloated, but subsequently had to be scuttled


Wave splash at Clifton - late Jul '00
Taken from the road 20m above the sea, the splash was huge!

wave splash at Clifton


Wave splashing at Moullie Point - June '00

wave splashing at Moullie Point


Waves splashing over breakwater at Cape Town harbour - June '00

wave splash over harbour breakwater huge wave splash at end of harbour pier


Storm waves at Llandudno - June/July '99

wave splash at sunset waves splashing on rock at Llandudno


Storm waves at Mouillie Point - June/July '99

storm waves at Mouillie Point


Wave tube at Scarborough and waves splashing at Clifton - April '99

wave tube at Scarborough waves splashing on rock at Clifton


Waves off Bantry Bay and Sea Point - July '98
waves off Bantry Bay waves off Sea Point


Waves on rocks at Storms River mouth - November '95

huge waves on rocks at Storms River mouth

Waves on Robberg Peninsula near Plettenberg Bay - November '95

Robberg Peninsula with stormy waves and Island



Approaching storm at Moullie Point - late Winter '96

incoming storm over Robben Island

incoming storm over sea ships sheltering from storm storm force waves at Moullie Point



Effects of heavy rain - Winter '96

Rafting in flooded Liesbeeck river rafting in flooded Liesbeeck river



Waves on rocks below Chapman's Peak - Spring '96

waves on rocks below Chapman's Peak Drive


South Easterly gale at Kalk Bay - Spring '96

storm waves at Kalk Bay


Wreck and waves off West Coast - early-Sept '97

wreck and waves off West Coast


also see:
Western Cape Coastline
Rivers of Cape Town's suburbs
Clouds pages
Snow on mountains


The following site has some interesting storm photos and videos: stormfoto.nl by Ron Mulder


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03 Apr 2004 updated
05 Mar 1998 created