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sea state

A scale that categorizes the force of progressively higher seas by wave height. This scale is mathematically co-related to the Pierson-Moskowitz scale and the relationship of wind to waves. See also Pierson-Moskowitz scale.
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The sea state in both the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman will be slight to moderate.
He stressed the Egyptian raid occurred inside the Sudanese territory, saying the gold prospectors were abducted from a gold mine owned by Ishag Adam al-Dooma which is located in Wadi Al-Alaki area, in the Red Sea state.
Similar physical conditions actually appear in reality around the Antarctic continent where strong winds blow and sea states are notoriously extreme.
Contract notice: Provision Of Buoys For Directional Measurement Of Sea States (Wolves) For Long-Term Anchorage In Coastal Areas And Associated Transmission System.
It has a few layers: helm a course, helm at the desired speed, helm through a bad sea state to negate damage, and .
His exploration of the littoral zone of the Singapore Strait yielded the first chapter of the "SEA STATE" series, SEA STATE 1: inside outside, 20042005, a systematic visual documentation of the sundry buoy markers that denote the nation's maritime boundary.
This system amplifies the generator's armature motion at the peak period of the sea state (WMO Sea State 1: Calm).
Manufacturer and designer of helicopters Sikorsky Aircraft Corp said on Tuesday that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the S-92 helicopter manufactured by it for Sea State 6 (SS6) conditions.
The sea state is sea state three, so at sea state three there is the prospect that there are people out there still alive.
The data collected will be logged against the GPS position of the ship and will be merged with additional data streams by HR Wallingford to enable much more accurate "now-casting" and forecasting of sea state including wave height, period, direction and steepness.
The boat had launched from Red Sea State, one of Sudan's 25 states, and sailed for four hours in Sudanese territorial waters before the blaze broke out, according to the news agency.
The Trackfire was first mounted onto a Dockstavarvet Combat Boat 90 for sea trials in winter storm conditions up to Sea State 4 and shore targets out to a range of 2000 metres were engaged.