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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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Al-Rashid referred to the capability of the Rapid Support Forces in achieve the peaceful coexistence between the tribes at Darfur states and its welcoming by the citizens of Red sea State, asserting that the conditions in Port-Sudan require immediate intervention.
The council also sacked the director of security services and the governor of the Red Sea state. It also ordered the formation of a committee to investigate into the incident.
"The sovereign council decided to relieve the governor of the Red Sea and the head of its security apparatus (from their duties)," the country's transitional ruling body said in a statement.PROBEIt also "ordered the activation of a state of emergency (in the Red Sea state) and the formation of an investigating committee".
precaution while raining and wadis and check the sea state before
"The Public Authority for Civil Aviation advises all to take precaution during rain, wadis and low horizontal visibility and to check the sea state before sailing," PACA said in a statement.
PACA has urged people to exercise caution during inclement weather and check the sea state before sailing.
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."
It has a few layers: helm a course, helm at the desired speed, helm through a bad sea state to negate damage, and ...
In simulation environments, the sea state can be regulated freely, and the type of vessel and operating conditions can be defined as desired.
Hartlepool RNLI coxwain Robbie Maiden said: "We carried out a number of search patterns in conjunction with the inshore lifeboat at the request of HM Coastguard over several hours but unfortunately, even though the sea state was almost flat calm and the visibility was good, nothing was found."