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post #14 of Old 09-27-2011 Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by svHyLyte View Post
the wind tends to veer or back as wind always tries to cross a water/land boundary at right angles, just as waves always wash up on a beach at right angles.
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That sounds right. Underwater the ripples in the sand tend to be parallel to the beach.

I will try to find independent confirmation of this!
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