[v6z] Re: New tsunami advisory warning - Japan

Franck Martin fmartin at linkedin.com
Sun Mar 27 22:05:29 CDT 2011


And then you can have lens effects, where the waves reflections on the
coast, focus unto a point on the coastline.

On 3/28/11 14:34 , "Scott Howard" <scott at doc.net.au> wrote:

>On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 6:28 PM, andrew.wallace <
>andrew.wallace at rocketmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 1:59 AM,  <Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu> wrote:
>> > *yawn*.  A foot and a half isn't going to be all *that* bad
>>
>> Remember a wall of tsunami water travels in general at approx 970 kph
>>(600
>> mph), think about it.
>>
>
>That's in deep water, where the height of the wave might be a few inches
>at
>most.
>
>Once it reaches shallow water the speed drops significantly and the height
>increases.
>
>  Scott





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