Nine dramatic pictures of waves as high as 10ft crashing against the Hartlepool coast
Spectacular pictures show gigantic waves battering the Hartlepool coastline as temperatures in the region plummeted during the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.
The week has been off to a chilly start, as temperatures in Hartlepool dropped to -1C on Tuesday, April 6, while strong winds brought crashing waves as high as 10 ft to the coast.
These nine images show the spectacular sight as the stormy weather battered the Headland on Monday (April 5) and Tuesday (April 6).
Check out the photos of the crashing waves in our gallery below.