Rogue wave

Are rogue waves dangerous?

Rogue waves are considered rare but potentially very dangerous, since they can involve the spontaneous formation of massive waves far beyond the usual expectations of ship designers, and can overwhelm the usual capabilities of ocean-going vessels which are not designed for such encounters. Rogue waves are, therefore, distinct from tsunamis. Rogue waves present considerable danger …

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What rogue wave means?

Rogue waves are an open-water phenomenon, in which winds, currents, non-linear phenomena such as solitons, and other circumstances cause a wave to briefly form a far larger than the ” average” large occurring wave (the significant wave height or “SWH”) of that time and place. The basic underlying physics that makes phenomena such as rogue …

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