The scientists are trying to find out the reason for the waves rising 10-stories high from nowhere and clear the sea’s long followed myths. The waves had crashed about 85 Feet tall tower of Eagle Island lighthouse that sat on a 130-foot cliff present on the coast of Ireland in 1861 proving its dreadful effects. Similarly, in 1942, a 92-foot wave hit the massive RMS Queen Mary at about 52 degrees before getting normal. The 98-foot waves crashed into the Caledonian Star and MS Bremen in 2001 breaking the windows on both sides.
The rogue waves have had many such catastrophic effects as they came from nowhere known. They are known as seafarers’ myths or imaginations that have been long believed to be true. The ships have had to face the rogue end number of times during the sails. The oceans and seas anomalies have been got the communities and scientists thinking since a long time. There are many theories including Benjamin-Feir phenomenon, seafloor, and wind excitation to trigger the wave formation. The researchers from Florida State University have found the seafloor along with the abrupt variations on it to cause an enormous amount of wave formation. The huge waves can totally destroy the ship’s infrastructure which is a concept still unclear.
The gentle slopes and dramatic slopes on the seafloor were created through computer simulations for a better understanding. It was Moore’s research that helped focus on the unexpected seafloor variations displayed on the wave statistics for the very first time. The real-world data can be obtained from the laboratory experiments wherein the various factors can be well controlled. The computer predictions whether accurate and sensible is now being well-studied. The Director Kevin Speer of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute and Moore’s team together created a variable bottom long chamber with a motor used for randomized wave generation. Even a mathematical and gamma distribution’s understanding is important in this case. A research team from the University of Oxford has found that the Draupner wave was among the world’s freaking ocean waves observed on the Draupner Oil Platform. Dr. Mark McAllister recreated the wave in a laboratory for a better understanding of the wave.