by A. Slunyaev, I. Didenkulova, E. Pelinovsky
Publisher: arXiv 2011
Number of pages: 51
In this essay we give an overview on the problem of rogue or freak wave formation in the ocean. The matter of the phenomenon is a sporadic occurrence of unexpectedly high waves on the sea surface. This paper addresses to the nature of the rogue wave problem from the general viewpoint based on the wave process ideas.
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