significant wave

significant wave

[sig′nif·i·kənt ‚wāv]
(oceanography)
Statistically, a wave with the average height of the highest third of the waves of a given wave group.
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In rare, extreme cases, significant wave height can reach about 10 m in the central Baltic Proper off the West-Estonian Archipelago (Soomere et al.
News of Ahmed's arrest prompted a significant wave of support on Twitter, under the hashtag #IStandWithAhmed.
eff] is the effective duration of the wave defined at the 2/3 level of the maximal initial wave height, which is similar to the definition of the significant wave in oceanography, [R.
5 meters significant wave height thereby ensuring safe, efficient and reliable transfer of personnel.
All systems were built to withstand severe weather conditions offshore including significant wave heights and to fit tight space constraints on the vessel.
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THE Conservatives have published a Welsh version of their manifesto which commits the party to unleashing a significant wave of devolution if it wins power.
5 m) significant wave height (Hs), the vessel will be equipped with a dynamic positioning system, a 750-metric ton heave compensated crane for 1,968.
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DNV GL verified that the hydraulic stage of the Power Take-Off (PTO) showed excellent performance and electricity was generated even in very mild conditions of about 1m significant wave height.