swell period

In the simplest terms, "swell period" is the amount of time it takes for two consecutive wave crests to pass a stationary point. Period (also known as "interval") is one of two fundamental measurements, along with swell height, that surfers use to calculate the size and quality of incoming surf. Period and height data are measured by sophisticated transmitting sensors, offshore platforms, and high...

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