Miscellany - The Douglas Sea State Scale

Sea state is the condition of the sea surface at a particular place and time by reference to wind waves and swell, with wind waves are formed by the wind within a particular generating area and swell being the wave motion.

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 “Sailing ships in a breeze” by Pieter Mulier the Elder (His work period was between 1635 and 1659)

“Sailing ships in a breeze” by Pieter Mulier the Elder (His work period was between 1635 and 1659)