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Airy theory
> "Théorie d'Airy"



The simplest and most commonly used wave theory: linear with the wave height.

Airy wave
> "Houle d'Airy"



Wave that obeys the Airy equations: it has a precise height, direction, and frequency.

Apparent wave height
> "Hauteur apparente de vague"
 Hv
 m

Mean height estimated from visual observation [1].

Average wave period
> "Période moyenne des vagues"

 s

Mean of zero crossing "wave period" [1].
"Spectral wave period" from spectral moments e.g: "T01" and "T02".

Average wave height
> "Hauteur moyenne des vagues"

 m

