On October 16th, 2017, Storm Ophelia lashed the south of Ireland. Record wind gusts were recorded by Met Eireann. On the Kinsale Gas Platforms, record wave heights of 25mt were recorded. A video was shot at the height of the storm at high tide on the day.
This video shows the predicted wave dissapation in the lab on a scale of 1:30 and then shows the ECAB revetment dissipating wave energy in the real world, exactly as predicted in the MaREI research.
Storm Ophelia demonstrated: