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NEWS - April, 2019

Apr 05

Bowditch Marine

Research by the University of Southampton suggests that rogue waves are happening less often but are becoming more extreme. Waves are classed as rogue when they are over twice the height of the average sea state around them. From trough to peak, past observations have put some at over 30 meters (98 feet) high. When at their fiercest, they are capable of damaging or sinking ships, can wound or kill crew members and on occasions have swept people off the shoreline and out to sea.

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