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|Spanish to English translations [PRO]|
Science - Science (general) / weather forecast
|Spanish term or phrase: aguas picadas|
|Latin American news broadcast|
"La máxima hoy entre veintiocho y treinta y vientos del sur a razón de veinticinco kilómetros por hora, olas de metro a metro y medio de altura, aguas moderadamente picadas en ambas costas."
I suspect it´s more technical than just "rough waters"
|English translation:peaked waves|
This undoubtedly comes from "peaked" in English. It's equivalent to choppy waters, and sometimes our San Diego weatherman will say "with a few white caps out there..."
In the wave generating area, wind waves or sea consist of peaked waves of many
different heights, lengths and periods. The waves are generally described in ...
For miles in every direction the sea swelled and upheaved into great peaked waves,
the repeller rising upon these almost high enough to look down into the ...
... into faster wind and it extracts more energy from the moving air -- these
irregularly peaked waves in the area of wind wave formation are called sea ...
Before I’ve had time to say that name, the lake is a froth of peaked waves.
A gust explodes in my sails. How often has the wind tossed me into the water ...
Because the Virtual Periscope relies on peaked waves to collect rays from near
the horizon, it cannot see as far as a conventional periscope extended above ...
www.dt.navy.mil/pao/excerpts pages/ 2003/September/Virtual%20Periscope.html
... plunging up and over a series of high, peaked waves that dropped into deep
troughs, where there was nothing to see but red-brown, angry water. ...
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Although to be honest this isn't very technical either