How probability for freak wave formation can be found

V. E. Zakharov, A. I. Dyachenko, R. V. Shamin

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Abstract

The statistics of arising of freak waves on a surface of an ideal heavy fluid is studied. The freak waves arise during the evolution of statistically homogeneous initial conditions with a Gaussian probability. Simple equation describing evolution of "almost" 1-D water waves is derived using important property of vanishing four-wave interaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-124
Number of pages12
JournalEuropean Physical Journal: Special Topics
Volume185
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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