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Significant Wave Height
Wind Sea Wave Height
Primary Swell Wave Height
Secondary Swell Wave Height
Tertiary Swell Wave Height
Wind Speed and Direction
Peak Wave Period
Wind Sea Period
Primary Swell Period
Secondary Swell Period
Tertiary Swell Period
US East Coast (GFS) (Latest run) 2021/12/01 12z
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The significant wave height is a measure for the wave height, and closely corresponds to what a trained observer would consider to be the mean wave height. Note that the highest wave height of an individual wave will be significantly larger.