Interesting Fact # 1193 - Freak Waves - Podcast



Around three waves in every 10,000 are freak waves.

(A freak wave is one that measures roughly three times higher than other swells on the sea at any one time. They can measure up to 18m (60ft) - the height of a six-storey building! Not something you want to see rushing towards you in a dinghy.)

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