# Thread: Surf Scale:d-oh to t-oh?

1. ## Surf Scale:d-oh to t-oh?

How come you always see D-oh with occassional t-oh sets? How come it's never 1-2ft over d-oh?

I'm pretty sure there's a good 6 ft between d-oh and t-oh. What's the deal?

2. simplicity?

or maybe when its that big, the bigger sets that roll in are that much larger. maybe kinda like when its low, the "bigger sets" are only 6" - 1' larger, and when its medium height they are 1' -2' and when its d oh its 4' - 6' higher.

just guesses

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ive always wondered that to

4. when it gets that big, the forecasts become more generalized.
double o
double o+
double o, occ. triple o
etc.

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I showed her my "O" face....followed by my "Double O" and "Triple O" face.

6. Originally Posted by Swellinfo
when it gets that big, the forecasts become more generalized.
double o
double o+
double o, occ. triple o
etc.

Because it's generally harder to judge the size when it's that big?

7. i would just say

the waves on sunday will be really ****ing big...too big for most of you.

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not anymore theyre not

9. Originally Posted by Swellinfo
when it gets that big, the forecasts become more generalized.
double o
double o+
double o, occ. triple o
etc.
I thought it was becasue the math became difficult, e.g., for a 5' kid 2x = 10', but for a 6' stud, it is 12'. 3x is 15' and 18', so 2x to 3x could be 10' to 18'. WTF???

10. Originally Posted by ledzepfreak
Because it's generally harder to judge the size when it's that big?
I have trouble judging the size of a "3' wave" - if it is like the usual punchless stuff it is more like 1' and if it has energy it is more like 4' to 5' here.