Breaking Water Waves
Country: United States
Date: January 2009
What is a breaking ocean wave?
Sometimes, as waves move, the top goes faster than the bottom. The top
of the wave falls over and "breaks". This happens when the wave hits
something like the shore.
Have an adult use Google Pictures and enter "Breaking waves". You will
see lots of photos of waves breaking.
Thank you for the question.
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