Study from Oxford suggests rogue waves are random

New research out of the University of Oxford in England is giving weight to a theory held by some mariners in the province: that rogue waves come with no warning, and are often preceded by much smaller waves. “If you do have a very large wave and it’s in deep water, what you’re not going to get is the waves building up until you get your really large [wave],” said Thomas Adcock, a professor with the department of engineering. Adcock said large, freak waves are unpredictable. The crew aboard the  can attest to this. Read the article here An expanded article – Scientists Model Rogue Waves Read the article here 08:30