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What affects the properties of a wave?

by Darkmatrix
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Darkmatrix
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Mar28-12, 08:11 AM
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My friend and his brother were trying to work out what affects the size, power and height of a wave and why? Is it the moons gravity or fetch? Can anyone help?
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Bobbywhy
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Mar28-12, 06:47 PM
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For a great overview of waves, see:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_wave

These pages show current (real time) marine data from our own models and observational data worldwide:
http://www.oceanweather.com/data/


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