Waves at Criccieth
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UK storms: Public urged not to 'chase waves'

12 February 2014 Last updated at 14:05 GMT

Winds of up to 100mph are expected to batter west Wales and north-west England, with the Met Office issuing its first "red warning" of the winter.

Mark Craddock, Watch Manager from the Maritime Rescue Co-Ordination Centre based at Holyhead, talks about the dangers posed by the high winds and urged the public not to "chase waves".