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  • Wind and Waves

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    WIND:  Winds are caused by differences in air pressure.  They move from areas of high pressure to low pressure.  Differences in air pressure are caused by unequal heating of the atmosphere.  Cool air has higher air pressure so it flows underneath the warm, less dense air.  Winds that blow over short distances and are caused by unequal heating of Earth’s surface within a small area. Waves  Waves start in the open ocean  The size of a wave depends on the strength of the

  • The Importance Of Weather Conditions In The Sea

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    the slope crest to trough. When the stern is high your propeller could rise out of the water. If the rudder loses contact with the flow of water, it will be left useless. Your boat could yaw to one side and broach into the trough. Sliding down the wave fast enough to bury the bow is another reason for concern. Pitchpoling can exists when the stern is being pushed. To take the swells off one quarter and the other try tacking before the seas. When running before the seas consider towing a drogue to

  • Surfer's Paradise Research Paper

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    surf twelve foot waves. These waves are so powerful that they can crush the body if one falls off a surf board or one can be taken far out into the ocean by the extremely strong rip currents that follow these waves. The loud roar of the waves crashing on the shore with the power of a great white shark filled my ears and all that I could think of was, ‘How am I going to face this mysterious creature?” The conditions are perfect today-the wind direction, tide and size of the waves are a surfer’s paradise

  • The Six Different Type of Energy

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    This report is on energy. Energy is the strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity. What that was saying is that for everything you want to do, you have to have the physical ability and the mind set to do it. Energy and work are the two most important things in human society. Work is activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a purpose or result. That means, is you want something done, DO IT. Kinetic energy is energy that a body possesses by

  • Descriptive Essay About The Sky

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    the picture grows beyond the expanse of sky. The colors splay before me, painfully beautiful and simple. Pink hues morph into vibrant purples as they blend with the beautiful blues. The glittering stretch of sea shines before my eyes. With every new wave, the light from above whispers promises of riches and sparkling diamonds. The light breeze that kisses the sea sends the twinkling light back into the air above. The ocean strokes land with calm and reassuring hands, lacing water with sand and lifting

  • The Environment Of Surfing (Part II)

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    Surfing -- The Environment of Surfing (Part I of II) Surfing has changed since Christian missionaries observed Polynesians in the waves centuries ago. Light, new materials and a variety of board shapes have opened surfing to more people while allowing expert surfers to ride more waves in different ways. In the US, surfers can be found along the Atlantic seaboard and from Alaska to Baja on the Pacific side of the nation (and, of course, Hawaii). Choosing Your Style The first surfboards were heavy

  • Descriptive Essay : Beacon's Beach

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    The waves form and break in front of me, the sound of them crashing lingers in my ears . Sitting here at the beach, I feel as if the world was still and I was the only one who existed. My toes dig into the warm, golden sand and the pleasure sweeps over me. The slight breeze is twisting my hair into knots but I don’t care. Without a breeze, the beach wouldn’t be the beach. All I hear is the roaring waves crashing in front of me and the smell of salt and sand in the air. My feet hit the icy water and

  • Descriptive Narrative

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    riding the waves riding our boogie boards oh yes today was going to be fun! As I put on my swim suit I smelt the lingering smell of the oceans salty water from the previous time we had gone to the beach. It reminded me of how much fun I had, had and made me even more exited The whole time we were in the car driving to the beach I couldn’t help but to remember how much I loved the ocean I loved the salty water, the huge waves, I loved riding the waves with my board or just body surfing the waves, I loved

  • Description Of A Sign And Understanding

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    always sultry in summer or in winter. Murud is a lovely beach that stretches miles along the blue Arabian Sea. The water was clear and a rich deep blue in color. Not a patch of sea weed in sight. The fine sand burning feet as I hear the sound of the waves crashing and the cool sea breeze brushing by. We all noticed the warning signboards at the beach, which has been put up recently, since there have been few drownings

  • Personal Narrative: Sometimes The Trottle Hooks

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    Sometimes the throttle sticks. The hardest part is the smooth acceleration when the waves around you rock the boat. As the waves get bigger, I see my family's fists adjust grips on the railing. White knuckled, and lips pursed, they anticipate each wave. Salty waves break over the side and spray mist. My glasses are speckled with the dried salt from the repeated watery assaults. My sister turns to me, a slanted smile dressing her face. She is trying to impart confidence, but the repeated “fuel flow