John Wormald's photo of Hells Mouth

Porth Ceirad photographed in October 2006. This is currently my favourite photograph.

Average rating of 4.37 from 793 votes

Hells Mouth

Spot Location: UK + Ireland > Wales > Hells Mouth

Date Taken: 22nd October 2006. 54734 page views since 2nd January 2007.

Swell Rating Primary Swell Secondary Swell Wind (+ Gusts) Weather
10.5ft 11s 243.03°     16
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msalv Nov 24, 2011 Rating: 3

Awesome shot, wouldnt like to be caught up in that!

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Lce30 Mar 24, 2011 Rating: 4

LOVE IT!! Brill shot..!

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TomR Jan 26, 2011 Rating: 3

proper nice pic, Guinness horses spring to mind!

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MsHaru Dec 11, 2010 Rating: 3

Actually looked like horses running crazy b..e..a..utiful

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Thesurfninja Oct 8, 2009 Rating: 1

Oh yeah. Nice frothy liquid. Like some head on me beer.

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Lowtyd Jul 13, 2009 Rating: 2

Props to any man or women who paddles out in this. Who ever rides this shit is my hero. I think only satan could ride those waves.

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Caswellsurfer Jun 18, 2009 Rating: 2

Beautiful! I love the gold lighting, looks like the wave is alive. Pure fury!! I love it

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massamsammas Jun 7, 2009 Rating: 3

Send it to Guinness, gotta be worth a bob!

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Liz.J May 27, 2009 Rating: 3

I was just about to say it looks like the Guinness add with the horses!

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Liz.J May 27, 2009 Rating: 0

i was jsut about to say it looks like the Guiness add with the horses!

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KaisaChief16 May 17, 2009 Rating: 4

Now I see why they call it Hells Mouth...

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jimbob Apr 30, 2009 Rating: 6

Looks like the Guinness add, classic

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Fillabong Mar 26, 2009 Rating: 16

Absolutely Stunning!!! True British Storm Mess!!! I literally thought the thumbnail was of one of those photoshopped white horse's shots...

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surf like me Mar 10, 2009 Rating: 21

that would be 1 scarey wave to try n duck dive.. no coming back from that powerful monster! the shear thickness off that wave is terrifying

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jinsky Mar 9, 2009 Rating: 17

You can almost see the white horses!

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Ed Stogdale Oct 6, 2008 Rating: 7

thats an amazing photo, the lighting is so goooood.