Re: Interesting artcle on ALERT
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, David Ryan <david@c...> wrote:
> >> OK david I give up. just whatis fetch? do I need a rod orhandline
> >to catch one?size
> Wave size is determined by how hard the wind blows, how long it
> blows, and the distance over which it blow (fetch).
> A gale blowing for a day across a pond will not develop the same
> waves as a 20 knot wind blowing for a week across 1000 miles ofopen
> ocean.Arrrgggh. I get it . it was a good job thatwe were at the start of
the lake rather that 60 kms north at the end of the lake. At that end
the water basically flooded out of the lake floor and poisoned a big
area of saltbush grazing land. I was told it looked like a series of
mini tidal waves rolling across a paddock.