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Rogue waves are large and spontaneous surface waves that can be extremely dangerous, ... Rogue waves seem not to have a single distinct cause, but occur where ... Draupner wave, and concluded that "...

What is a rogue wave? - NOAA's National Ocean Service

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Extreme waves often form because swells, while traveling across the ocean, do so at different speeds and directions. As these swells pass through one another,  ...

What Causes Rogue Waves? - How Rogue Waves Work ... - Science

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Rogue wave causes can be anything from wind to strong ocean currents. ... Why do rogue waves exceed the significant wave height by so much? Scientists aren't ... Rogue waves frequently occur in areas known for strong ocean currents.

Cruise-Ship Disaster: How Do 'Rogue Waves' Work? - Time

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Mar 4, 2010 ... Scientists still don't know exactly how rogue waves occur, nor do they know how to predict them. Open ocean waves, possibly including rogue ...

NWS JetStream - Wind, Swell and Rogue Waves

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As waves form, the surface becomes rougher and it is easier for the wind to grip ... Strong wind that does not blow for a long period will not generate large waves.

Physics - Viewpoint: Exciting rogue waves

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Oct 19, 2009 ... How freak or rogue waves form in the ocean is not well understood, but new ... they do not tell us the suitable initial conditions for such waves to ...

What causes rogue waves? | Science Focus

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Jan 4, 2011 ... Stories of rogue waves as big as 10-storey buildings appearing out of ... Statistics show that such terrifying anomalies should only occur once ...

Rogue Waves - Alien Deep Video - National Geographic Channel

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Rogue Waves. Dr. Ballard tells of the first time he encountered a rogue wave. Video Clips. View All. Now Playing. Rogue Waves. Up Next. Rewriting the Books  ...

Rogue waves triggered by ocean currents - physicsworld.com

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Oct 31, 2011 ... Rogue waves could form near strong ocean currents ... of three consecutive " rogue waves" that were much higher than normal ocean swells.

Weird Science: Rogue Waves | manoa.hawaii.edu ...

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Another hypothesis for how rogue waves form involves the interaction between waves and current. When the current is pushing against storm waves, the current  ...

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How do rogue waves form? | Reference.com

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How and when rogue waves form is still unknown and being discovered by scientists. A few of their causes, however, are thought to include constructive ...

Rogue Waves - National Geographic Society

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Dec 3, 2012 ... Rogue waves can form in large bodies of freshwater as well as the ocean. ... fields in fact contain far more kinetic energy than the currents do.

The Real Sea Monsters: On the Hunt for Rogue Waves - Scientific ...

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Sep 2, 2009 ... Now that there is no longer a question of rogue waves' existence, other mysteries have arisen: How frequently do they occur? Just how do they ...