sea state


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sea state

[′sē ‚stāt]
(oceanography)
The numerical or written description of ocean-surface roughness.
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Last Wednesday, clashes erupted between individuals of Bani Amer and Al-Nuba tribes in the capital of Red Sea state, Port Sudan.
According to Bakhit, the Egyptian force raided the mine again on Monday morning which prevented the gold prospectors from meeting a Sudanese force dispatched by the Red Sea state authorities after the miners contacted them via a satellite phone.
This requires a split-second evaluation of wind shifts and sea states, the ability to anticipate and react to crew work, and a sixth sense to guide the boat into its groove, or optimum performance parameters.
The rest of the paper is organized as follows: Section 2 introduces the linear wave theory and the simulation for Sea State 3 that uses the theory.
The vanishing of Pulau Sejahat is one of the more surreal occurrences investigated by "SEA STATE," 2005-, an ongoing series created by the Singaporean artist Charles Lim, to be featured in the Singapore pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale.
The sea state, at approximately 5 to 7 feet, was within the ship's pitch-and-roll limits for both day and night helicopter ops.
The corresponding coupled evolution equations for broader bandwidth wave packets in crossing sea state condition are derived in the present paper.
This configuration provides reliable operation without the need for additional gearing and has the ability to harness electrical power in the 1 to 10 Watt range in small sea states (WMO Sea State 1: Calm).
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 11, 2012-Sikorskya[euro](tm)s S-92 helicopter receives FAA certification for Sea State 6 conditions(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
"The sea state is sea state three, so at sea state three there is the prospect that there are people out there still alive.
The data collected will be logged against the GPS position of the ship and will be merged with additional data streams by HR Wallingford to enable much more accurate "now-casting" and forecasting of sea state including wave height, period, direction and steepness.
The boat had launched from Red Sea State, one of Sudan's 25 states, and sailed for four hours in Sudanese territorial waters before the blaze broke out, according to the news agency.