How to navigate using the Sea Page 3

Pin Holes on the Beach

When a wave breaks it pushes foamy water up the beach, this is the 'swash'. Some of this water flows back down the beach to the sea, this is the 'backwash'. But some of the water sinks sown into the sand. As the water sinks, it forces the air between…

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Still Waters Run Deep

It's been another week of dashing about in the Land Rover, giving talks about How to Read Water. Henley, Saffron Walden, Southampton... A big, big thanks to everyone who has come. Great audiences and always interesting questions. Some talks I can predict a few of the questions at the end,…

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One of the great joys of this job is the delightfully unpredictable nature of the emails I receive. Thank you Richard for this one! -------- Tristan, See the attached. They are from the USNS Kane in a Force 12 storm in the GIUK Gap during the 1980’s. Wave height averaged…

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