By Cliff Gerwick
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This can be significant in the subArctic and Arctic. 2: 1. 5 times. 2. A fivefold increase in wind velocity increases the wave height 13 times. 3. The minimum-duration curves indicate the duration which the wind must blow in order for the waves to reach their maximum height. The stronger the wind, the less time required to reach full development of the waves. The total energy in a wave is proportional to the square of the wave height. While wave height is obviously an important parameter, wave period may be of equal concern to the constructor.
Rough rule-of-thumb relationships exist between several of these factors. 1 L = 3 2 T = L T where L is in meters, T in seconds, and V in m/s. In the English system: L = 5T 2 = T= 1 2 1 5 V2 L =V 5 V = 2 L = 5T = L T where L is in feet, T in seconds, and V in ft/sec. 5, currents have a significant effect upon wavelength, steepness, and height. A following current increases the length and decreases the height, whereas an opposing current decreases the wavelength and increases the height, thus significantly increasing the wave steepness.
When mariners speak of a north wind, it means that the wind is coming from the north. When they speak of an onshore wind, it is blowing from sea toward land. An offshore wind blows from land toward sea. The term lee side is the sheltered side of a vessel away from that which the wind is blowing. However, a lee shore is not a sheltered shore but the shore toward which the wind is blowing and hence a dangerous shore. The windward side of a vessel is the side against which the wind is blowing. © 2000 by CRC Press LLC Wind speed increases as one goes up from sea level, for example, to the deck of a platform.