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    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?

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    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

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    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.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swellinfo View Post
    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?

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    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. #9
    Quote Originally Posted by Swellinfo View Post
    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. #10
    Quote Originally Posted by ledzepfreak View Post
    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.