ocean swell

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  • The large ocean swells presented a major problem, making it very difficult to see people in the water.
  • The unknown dangers of the ocean swell in my eyes to ten times their natural magnitude. Cited from Italian Letters, Vols. I and II,William Godwin
  • But the white man smiled, and said his boat was too heavily laden to face the ocean swell. Cited from By Reef and Palm, Louis Becke
  • However the exposed coast surrounding the bay feels the full force of the Southern Ocean swells.
  • Further, they are not damped by sea ice as normal ocean swell is.
  • She, along with her sister Dynamene, were associated with the power of great ocean swells.
  • Conditions can change from calm to life-threatening in as little as five minutes due to changes of direction of wind and ocean swell.
  • She, along with her sister Pherusa, was associated with the might and power of great ocean swells.
  • When field-ice breaks up under the influence of an ocean-swell, caused by a storm, the results are terrific. Cited from The Ocean and its Wonders, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The tournament is known for a unique requirement that open-ocean swells reach a minimum height of before the competition can be held.
  • The arrival of a true ocean swell meant that the pack had been dispersed. Cited from The Home of the Blizzard, by Sir Douglas Mawson
  • Then sailing to its base there fell A chain that lashed the ocean swell. Cited from Memories of Canada and Scotland, J. D. S. Campbell
  • Hardly a ripple appeared on the smooth surface, though they rose and fell gently to the flat ocean swell. Cited from The Pit Prop Syndicate, by Freeman Wills Croft
  • The ocean swell will slowly increase in height and frequency the closer a tropical cyclone gets to land.
  • Its exposed location leads to its frequently wild weather and heavy ocean swells, which are an attraction to big-wave surfers.
  • The coastline of the eastern part of the island has few places to land by sea and takes the brunt of the ocean swells.
  • The tidal range is, and ocean swells of frequently occur, which can make landings difficult or impossible at any time of year.
  • It was true; the wind had backed to the north-east, and there was an angry little cross sea beginning to run over the long ocean swell. Cited from Doctor Claudius, A True Story, by F. Marion Crawford
  • During large south ocean swells, the nearby world-famous Wedge provides dangerous and exciting surfing entertainment.
  • Microbaroms may also be produced by standing waves created between two storms, or when an ocean swell is reflected at the shore.
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