How Are Waves Formed?


Waves are caused by the effect of wind on the surface of the water. As is blows, the wind transfers energy to the water, forming waves. The stronger the wind, the faster and larger the waves will be.
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As the wind blows, pressure and friction cause a disturbance to the balance of the waters surface. It is through these forces that energy gets transferred from the air to the water and creates a wave.
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