Motion of Particles in Ocean Waves
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Water molecules in sea waves do not simply move straight up and down, but rotate in small circles. Some of these are shown using the "circles" checkbox.
Contributed by: George Beck (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA
See "Water on the Move."
Thanks to S. M. Blinder for help with the program.
"Motion of Particles in Ocean Waves"
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: March 7 2011