Rogue Wave Recreated In Laboratory


The so-called “Draupner Wave” which struck a North Sea oil platform and yielded instrumentation data of rogue waves, has been recreated at University of Edinburgh by Oxford and Edinburgh researchers:

News Article

Technical Paper




From the news article:

the wave profile bears a striking resemblance to The Great Wave off Kanagawa , a famous 19th-century woodblock print by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai.



You just have to watch the surface of any sea, pond or lake, that it is the wind that causes the waves in the interface water/air.