PHOTOS: Gale Force Winds Cause Massive Waves at Kalk Bay Harbour

The Cape Doctor – aka howling gale force winds in Cape Town! – was in town this weekend, creating massive waves at Kalk Bay Harbour in the Western Cape, South Africa. Adele Esterhuizen captured the following two photos this morning, and Nigel Riley captured the rest of the photographs on this page.

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Gillian Fortune photographed the exact same scene yesterday, from the other side:

Posted by Gillian Fortune on Saturday, January 18, 2020

Today, Nigel was back at the Harbour, and said the “pounding” was continuing on a very stormy Sunday morning in beautiful Cape Town, South Africa.

The following photos were all taken by Nigel today (Sunday, 19 January 2020):

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More photos of Kalk Bay Harbour big waves on Saturday, 18 January 2020:

Kalk Bay, South Africa, this morning. TY Nigel Riley – "The heavy SE made sure that there was some rippers along the Kalk Bay Harbour wall. #beautiful Kalk Bay #beautiful Cape Town."

Posted by SA-People – for South Africans in South Africa and expats on Saturday, January 18, 2020