Can Rogue Waves Be Predicted Using Characteristic Wave Parameters?

  title={Can Rogue Waves Be Predicted Using Characteristic Wave Parameters?},
  author={Annie Cattrell and Meric Srokosz and Ben I. Moat and Robert Marsh},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans},
Rogue waves are ocean surface waves larger than the surrounding sea that can pose a danger to ships and offshore structures. They are often deemed unpredictable without complex measurement of the wave field and computationally intensive calculation which is infeasible in most applications, consequently there a need for fast predictors. Here we collate, quality control, and analyse the largest dataset of single‐point field measurements from surface following wave buoys to search for predictors… 
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