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10 amazing pictures of the huge waves that have battered the Scarborough coast over the years

Here's 10 times stormy waves have battered the coast over the years.

After the astonishing picture sent in by a reader showing a man taking a selfie in front a huge wave, we've been looking in our archive to find 10 shots from years gone by showing the power of the sea. Which one's your favourite?

The iconic statue of "Freddie Gilroy" takes a pounding from huge waves. Picture by Tony Bartholomew.

1. Marine Drive, 2018

The iconic statue of "Freddie Gilroy" takes a pounding from huge waves. Picture by Tony Bartholomew.
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Waves foamed 40-50 feet into the air over Marine Drive.

2. Marine Drive, 1958

Waves foamed 40-50 feet into the air over Marine Drive.
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Waves crash against the sea wall at the Spa.

3. The Spa, 2010

Waves crash against the sea wall at the Spa.
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Huge waves batter the sea defences on Marine Drive. Picture by Tony Bartholomew.

4. Marine Drive, 2018

Huge waves batter the sea defences on Marine Drive. Picture by Tony Bartholomew.
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