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post #13 of Old 09-27-2011
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Originally Posted by WDSchock View Post
I was taught a rule of thumb tHat water is 15 times denser than air- have no idea if this is accurate, but it helps me to fathom current vs. Breeze issues.
The density of air is about 1.22 kg/m3 at sea level at moderate temperatures. The density of pure water at precisely defined standard conditions is exactly 1000 kg/m3. The density of sea water is about 1025 kg/m3. Therefore sea water is about 840 times as dense as air!
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