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Rogue wave

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“These waves really talk to each other,” Themis Sapsis says. “They interact and…

A prediction tool developed by MIT engineers may give sailors a 2-3 minute warning of an incoming rogue wave, providing them with enough time to shut down essential operations on a ship or offshore platform.

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NOAA Ship DISCOVERER in the Bering Sea laboring in the remnants of Typhoon Tip. Image ID: corp2303, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection Photo Date: 1979 Photographer: Commander Richard Behn, NOAA Corps

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On July 9 1958, Lituya Bay in Alaska was hit by a massive earthquake, sending 30 million cubic metres of rock plunging into the sea and creating the largest tsunami in recorded history: a skyscraper of water over 30 metres high that swept across the inlet. A local couple (the Swansons) and their sailboat (the Badger) were caught up in the tsunami, managed to ride the wave, and lived to tell the tale.

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Surviving a Super Storm at Sea

Photo: Karsten PetersenOn October 1977, the good ship "Stolt Surf," a chemical tanker, left Singapore on a routine voyage across the Pacific Ocean. The ship was advised by a weather routing agency to keep far to the north, to avoid a storm further south. The captain said that going north at this time of the year was contrary to his sailor experience, but the weather agency had all sorts of satellites and computers and whatnot. And so the Stolt Surf went north against his instinct and years…