- 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.