Significant wave height: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
19-metre wave has set a new world record
Published: December 14, 2016
The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has announced that a wave which was recorded by an automated buoy in the North Atlantic ocean between Iceland and the UK in February 2013 to be the “the highest significant wave height measured by a buoy”. This epic wave has overtaken the previous record-holder from December 2007, which also occurred ..
Topics: Atmospheric dynamics • Buoy • Oceanography • Physical geography • Physical oceanography • Physical sciences • Rogue wave • Significant wave height • Trough • Water waves • Weather hazards • Wind wave