Complete Definition of "ground swell"

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groundswell

Noun
en-noun

  1. surfing waves generated by winds a long way away, possibly arriving at shore without local winds.

#: 2005: Year-round the powerful ground swells generated in the notorious Roaring Forties 1000 kilometres to the south of Cape Leeuwin march north-east and meet with the reefs and beaches of the region. — MargaretRiver?.com 1

Related terms
wind swell

ru:ground swell

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