A viral video has appeared online showing a cruise ship battling brutal waves in the Caribbean.
The area is usually known for lush weather but it does have a stormy season that can ravage the usually paradisiacal landscape.
Huge waves up to 30 feet high rage against the side of the ship.
The short film shows various scenes of a violent storm that is blowing a gale outside the ship.
Viral video: Cruise in storm in the Bahamas shown in terrifying footage
Cruise ship in storm is caught in terrifying viral video filmed by a passenger
Another excerpt from the video is filmed in a lobby where it is possible to hear the wind outside.
The harsh weather is creating whistling sounds as the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship moves through the fast winds.
The video was filmed on a mobile phone and uploaded to Twitter by a woman named Christina Mendez.
At one point in the video she tells viewers: “This is not a movie, this is really our view.”
Viral video: Huge waves up to 30 feet high rage against the side of the ship
Christina Ross was one of a group who were travelling back from the Caribbean to New York.
They had been on the trip for an 80th birthday celebration.
She told WCBV5: “I thought I’d never be in a situation where I would say that’s the scariest moment of my life. This was the worst moment of my life.”
The 4,000 passengr ship sailed into the storm during the night and were caught in the fray for two days.
Viral video: Harsh weather is creating whistling sound as the Norwegian Breakaway sails
Norwegian Cruise Line told the news outlet: “During the early morning hours of January 4, Norwegian Breakaway encountered stronger than forecasted weather conditions due to winter storm Grayson during the trip’s return to New York from the Bahamas.
“All guests and crew are safe. We sincerely apologize to our guests for these stronger than expected weather conditions and any resulting discomfort they may have experienced.”
Another viral video that emerged recently shows the terrifying moment a passenger on a cruise ship is thrown into the sea.
The video shows the cruise ship pulling away from the port, causing the bridge to the boat to collapse into the water as it comes apart.