Models are calling up to 16 sec period waves for wednesday. I thought we only saw those kinds of periods from southern hemi swells or hurricanes. Looks like the waves are coming from a low that is going to build in the north atlantic over the next few days, but we see normally SW-SE wind swell from these lows. What gives? Swellinfo, im thinking you can give a good explination. Also how bad will the continental shelf hurt a swell at this long of a period?
I'm thinking high tide by an inlet is the way to go on this one.
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Thread: long period swells coming
Mar 15, 2008, 08:06 PM #1Junior Member
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long period swells coming