sandy wrote:What would a 1ft @ 28 second wave even look like!? MSW reckons chest high..
Unlikely for the most part
Interesting question though... as the period is determined by how far the wave has travelled, what is the theoretically highest period a wave can have? I guess it's determined by the two furthest points that a wave can be generated/received.... Get me an oceanographist now!
Anyway, 28s would seem unlikely. Interpreting MSW's little quirks, it would usually mean (if it says it consistently, rather than as a blip - and obviously depending on direction etc) something like basically flat but with very inconsistent sets, some of which might end up having some surprising size and power. So not necessarily a bad day to be on the water, but you might need some patience