Surfers enjoying the stormy weather in the Witterings

Surf's up for Paul Simmons
Surf's up for Paul Simmons

The stormy weather have not proved to be much fun for many but local watersports experts have been enjoying some of the ferocious conditions in West Wittering.

Here Paul Simmons from Birdham can seen at the beach enjoying the big waves and strong winds – winds that were gusting well above 50mph at times.

Paul, who is a member of West Wittering Windsurf Club, had been out on the water for a couple of hours to ride some of the biggest waves seen this year.

You can see more footage at: http://www.2xs.co.uk/news/article.asp?newsid=211