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Dave_5280
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78 Foot Wave

Postby Dave_5280 » Sat May 12, 2018 3:30 am


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Re: 78 Foot Wave

Postby longwhitecloud » Sat May 12, 2018 5:05 am

That is getting up there!

The swells that hit south/ west nz can be sooo rediculous.. Papatowai is nzs Peahi(jaws) on steroids wonder how that is looking.

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Re: 78 Foot Wave

Postby ap888 » Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:08 pm

I’m wondering how they measure it with satellites ? How else would they monitor waves?

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Re: 78 Foot Wave

Postby Lokihel » Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:35 pm

ap888 wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:08 pm
I’m wondering how they measure it with satellites ? How else would they monitor waves?
Can they measure it accurately by satellite?
Usually wave data is collected by specialised buoys/weather buoys.

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Re: 78 Foot Wave

Postby ap888 » Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:34 am

Lokihel wrote:
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:35 pm
ap888 wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:08 pm
I’m wondering how they measure it with satellites ? How else would they monitor waves?
Can they measure it accurately by satellite?
Usually wave data is collected by specialised buoys/weather buoys.
Oh ic makes more sense lol


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