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Old 28 September 2005, 11:28   #11
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Old 28 September 2005, 13:24   #12
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[QUOTE=DGR] Some people use wave or swell height. Now if you're talkin' "Swell Height", you need to speak to my missus. She's an expert. Calm down John! She's an Oceanographer, honest!

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Old 09 October 2005, 03:21   #13
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Originally Posted by DGR
Some people use wave or swell height - which is the trough to peak height of the wave in the open ocean
That's what I tend to do (altho' definitions vary). A quick glance over boat length (known length) and then at the vertical face looming ahead gives me a fair idea.
Dimensions can be deceptive , particularly in open sea.


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