Monthly Archives: December 2019

OpenWave #9 : Measuring significant wave height in the frequency domain

  The last post looked at two time domain measurements of significant wave height, the highest 3rd calculation and the 4 times the standard deviation measurement. It turns out that the standard deviation measurement can also be made in the … Continue reading

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OpenWave #8: Calculating significant wave height

There are multiple ways of calculating significant wave height (Hs). According to wikipedia, the original definition was the average of the highest 3rd of waves. What this means is you would measure wave heights(trough to crest) for a set period, … Continue reading

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