How science explains monster waves
Season 1 Episode 23 | 5m 49s
Rogue waves - enormous, spontaneous surface waves in the open ocean - were once the tall tales of sailors. They are waves that reach 2-3x taller than the largest average waves in the area, reaching heights of 100ft. With the help of a ESA satellite survey, the scientific community now accepts they happen frequently. What causes rogue waves?
Aired: 09/04/16Video has closed captioning.