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  • National Data Buoy Center (NDBC)
    Premier source of buoy-measured environmental, meteorological, and oceanographic data.
  • Oceanography: Waves
    Guide to wave motion, waves and wind, wave groups, wave reflection, seiches and bores, and tsunamis.
  • Current Marine Data
    Shows current marine wave height and wave direction data from Oceanweather Inc.'s models and observational data worldwide.
  • BBC: Freak Wave
    Radio program investigating freak waves, huge breaking walls of oceanic water that come out of the blue.
  • Wave Forecast Models
    Three-day experimental coastal wave forecasts for Southern California.
  • California Swell Model
    Provides experimental Southern and Central California swell predictions for general oceanographic interest.
  • Shoaling, Refraction, and Diffraction of Waves
    Offers a quick overview of how waves behave in shallow and varying water depths.
  • Savage Seas: The Power of Waves
    Explores waves, the most visible manifestation of the dynamism, chaos, and power of the seas. Addresses tsunamis, freak waves, and the trade winds.
  • Pacific Ocean NOAA Wave Models
    Provides links to the NOAA Wavewatch III Wave Model that depicts current and forecast sea heights and wave period across the Pacific Ocean.
  • NOAA Wavewatch III
    Provides a gateway to the National Centers for Environmental Prediction's operational wind-wave forecast products and historical archives.
  • Anatomy of the Ocean Surface Roughness
    Article focusing on water waves, the roughness components of the ocean surface.
  • Coastal Geology: Waves
    Lists other terms used to describe waves and outlines various wave theories, the basics of wave generation, and wave phenomena.
  • Oceans Alive!: Water on the Move
    Looks at how ocean currents, wind and waves, and the ebbs and flows of the sea interact and influence one anther.

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