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Big ocean waves crashing - stormy sea - Western Cape coast South Africa - HD 1080P

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Extremely rough seas with very big crashing waves along the Western Cape coast of South Africa accompanied by strong wind and approaching storm clouds. Filmed in Rooi Els, near Cape Town, South Africa. On the day I filmed this, the waves were peaking at between 20 & 30 foot (6 - 9 meters) which made for a very dramatic scene of crashing and tumbling water with swirling spray... wave watching heaven! :) Hope you enjoy the video as much as I did filming it. Consider subscribing if you want to be notified when I upload new nature scenes. I also welcome comments and please do recommend my videos to your friends and family if you think they might like them too! :) Thanks so much for your support if you have already! If you would like to contribute financially to my project, you can do so by visiting Peaceful Scenes' Patreon page: http://patreon.com/peacefulscenes Alternatively, there is a Paypal donate button on my channel banner and about page. All contributions will be used for equipment upgrades and travel/filming expenses. Thanks for your support, in whatever form it may be. Jonathan :) © Copyright - All rights reserved. Tags: Huge waves, rough sea, rough surf, western cape coast, stormy ocean, big waves cape, storm, June 2015 South Africa
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Hi Kid (2 days ago)
Mega tsunami warning to ant city 1:39
Jane James (3 months ago)
Beautiful, beautiful❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
LaRosadeiVenti (4 months ago)
Meraviglia, bellezza, stupore.
Carol Stefan (5 months ago)
That was wonderful!!
Sheila Barron (7 months ago)
Just Amazing the sounds of the Water and the Flow is very Calming ♥️
punkin 123 (1 year ago)
its beautiful , i love seas and oceans sound😍
katric1 (1 year ago)
Thats was absolutely so cool . Keep up the great work .
Purple Box (2 years ago)
This is so fascinating. I have always been mesmerised by the sea and almost every night I dream of huge seas. I never learnt to swim. When I was 13, I went to stay on an uninhabited island for a month with a classmate's family. The island was in the shape of a 'C' and there was a huge calm lagoon held inside it. But on the other side, the windward side of the island there was a higher shingled beach on which the sea crashed onto the reef. I would sit on this shingled beach and watch the sea from a safe distance, ever so scared and yet unable to pull away. I would count the waves and I was told that each 7th wave would be a bigger one and indeed it was! This video reminded me of that time. I enjoyed this especially high quality video very much and so thank you very much.
In Christ (2 years ago)
I love the ocean. Thank you for sharing.
Peaceful Scenes (2 years ago)
It's my pleasure. I agree! Thanks for your message!
Emma Bidwell (2 years ago)
Wow what big bouncing waves beautiful I love them, waves are alive, I love the ocean, I meditate with nature my faverate is the ocean, thank you for relaxing me
Peaceful Scenes (2 years ago)
Yes, I just wish the sound was better in this video. The wind was very strong, but still nice to watch the incoming storm and waves. I'm so glad you enjoy my videos so much and that they help with your meditation. Thanks for your messages, they really make my day. :)
B Dog (2 years ago)
Nice video
Peaceful Scenes (2 years ago)
Thank you!
Margaret Davies (2 years ago)
Why would someone dislike this. It's perfect. I live near the sea and although this is a completely different part of the world to me I can't take my eyes of it. Even the grey sky. I love a grey sky. It speaks volumes to me. Thank you.
J.J.C.S (2 years ago)
Probably because they lost a loved one in a horrific coastal waters accident. Or maybe it reminded them of a recent suicide attempt where they contemplated throwing themselves off the rocks. It's widely accepted that in some instances of a depressed state, the soporific sight and sound of the sea, as depicted here, will encourage feelings of desolation and reaffirm feelings of isolation and pending catastrophe . Or maybe it's just accidental. There are many reasons, I suppose.
Peaceful Scenes (2 years ago)
+Margaret Davies thanks so much for your kind comments! I'm so glad you enjoyed my video so much. :) I also love the ocean when it's moody and full of atmosphere. It's hard to put into words but I guess it feels like the elements are coming together and you can sense something brewing. It can be awe inspiring because it reminds one that the ocean is still a wild frontier beyond our control. It's also one of the rare occasions that you can enjoy quiet and solitude on popular beaches.
Margaret Davies (2 years ago)
Offbreed76 (2 years ago)
This really is a spectacular filming spot, great video 👍🏆
Peaceful Scenes (2 years ago)
+Offbreed76 Thanks so much! I love wave watching in this area. Just very windy, which complicates filming a bit as you know.
Samadhijunkie (3 years ago)
i've been off grid for a few month's, i have to catch up with youre vids lol, thanks
Peaceful Scenes (3 years ago)
Hi +Samadhijunkie . Glad you're back :) Hope you enjoy the few videos I've loaded since the last time you were able to view them.
runway heading (3 years ago)
Fantastic mate!
Peaceful Scenes (3 years ago)
+runway heading Thanks! :)
Joan Irvine (3 years ago)
real nice ..... really nice ... thank you
charliesbutterfly (3 years ago)
Wow, those were some very dramatic crashes! Love when the water flows through the crevices of the rocks after contact. You were almost up close and personal with that storm, I'm surprised you camera wasn't shaking...you have awesome control or a very strong tripod.
charliesbutterfly (3 years ago)
+Peaceful Scenes You are most welcome...and very smart...Stay wise :) 
Peaceful Scenes (3 years ago)
+charlieseable Thanks for your blessing! I'm not that brave actually :) I'm always very careful not to position myself in a dangerous spot and always make sure there is an escape route behind me. I also watch the scene for at least half an hour to see how far up the largest waves can reach and stay well clear of that zone. I would recommend wave watching to anyone, but agree that a healthy respect for the ocean's power is very important. Thanks as always for your kind words!
charliesbutterfly (3 years ago)
+Peaceful Scenes It is amazing how all things work together and do what they do in nature. I guess the creatures of the sea probably survive a storm pretty much the way we do. You are brave to go out and capture that magnificence, and I thank you for it...may God always be with you and shield you while you continue to dazzle us with the beauty and mystery of His world.
Peaceful Scenes (3 years ago)
+charlieseable Hi! Thanks. Glad you like it :) I also love the upright rocks in the foreground and how the waves force their way through the crevices. Imagine how much pressure and turbulence the creatures that live on the sides of those rocks endure all the time and thrive under these conditions. What I really love about the waves in this video is how the mist swirls around as the waves curl and are pulled apart by the wind all against a dark background. I use a pretty old standard tripod which is usually good enough, but I sheltered next to the big boulder on the right so the full force of the wind was not on me.

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