“Combing” of Waves

ALL who have watched waves breaking on the sea-shore must have noticed the furrowed or “combed” appearance of the back of a wave as it curls over. If the water is not much disturbed by wind, it is seen, on attentive watching, that this “combing” appears suddenly, and begins at the advancing edge of the crest, and spreads backwards. With small waves a foot… CONTINUE READING