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Author Butt, Tony, author

Title Surf science : an introduction to waves for surfing / Tony Butt
Edition Third revised edition
Published Honolulu, Hawai'i University of Hawai'i Press, 2014
©2014

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 W'BOOL  551.4702 But/Ssa 2014  DUE 07-09-22
Description 136 pages : colour illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Summary Have you ever wondered where surfing waves come from, what makes every wave different, why some peel perfectly and others just close out; why, some days, the waves come in sets and other days they don't, and how the tides, the wind and the shape of the sea floor affect the waves for surfing? If you have, this book is for you. Now in its third edition, Surf Science is the first book to talk in depth about the science of waves from a surfer's point of view. It fills the gap between surfing books and waves textbooks, and will help you learn how to predict surf. Surf Science is also a useful introduction to oceanography and the science of waves. You don't need a scientific background to read it - just curiosity and a fascination for waves
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ocean waves.
Wave-motion, Theory of.
ISBN 0906720893
9780906720899 (paperback)