Explain how wave interference influences the height of sea waves.

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Explain how wave interference influences the height of sea waves.

Sea waves

Sea waves are most common as surface waves driven by wind. They are formed by the friction between surface water and wind. There are three types of surface waves, including wind surges, swelling of wind waves, and sea waves of tsunamis or seismic origin.

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The height of sea waves is influenced by wind duration or wind speed. The generation of waves by winds is linked with more than two storm systems that...

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