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Name: Anonymous
Status: Student
Grade: 6-8
Location: IL
Country: United States
Date: November 2007

Why are the waves in Hawaii and Australia so big?

Ocean waves are made by the wind blowing across the water. The more constant the winds and the farther they get to blow over the water, the bigger the waves. I both places you mentioned the winds blow all the time and they blow over a long distance. That is why the waves are so large.

R. Avakian

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