state of the sea


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state of the sea

[′stāt əvthə ′sē]
(oceanography)
A description of the properties of the wind-generated waves on the surface of the sea.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The sea waves may be medium on the coasts of Musandam and Oman Sea during the period.DGMAN called on citizens and residents to follow the weather forecasts and the statements issued by it to ensure the state of the sea and the latest weather forecasts.
"As far as the state of the sea is concerned, wind of the speed of the order of 65 to 75 km is blowing so the fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea.
"I will be pressing for the council to work closely with the power station to bring forward a report on the current state of the sea wall and groins and if necessary to identify remedial action to ensure it is secure and allay the fears of local residents," he said.
Because of the state of the sea the ship was unable to launch any lifeboats so coast guards scrambled a Sea King helicopter from RAF Valley.
The temperature was 22 to 25 degrees Celsius while the state of the sea saw waves reaching a height of three to seven feet.
The state of the sea seeing waves at one to four feet.
He indicated that Thursday's evening weather would see the temperature falling down to 27 to 29 degrees Celsius, as the state of the sea will have waves reaching around one to three feet.
The state of the sea will be between 1 to 4 feet with light to moderate waves.
The state of the sea will witness waves between 3 to 7 feet.
The state of the sea will witness waves between 3 to 7 feet, said Al-Qarawi who urged the people of Kuwait to follow weather news updates on various platforms and outlets to ensure their safety.
The state of the sea will witness waves over eight feet, said Al-Qarawi, adding that those at sea should be aware of possible thunderstorms and roughed conditions.