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Language: | en | Status: Standard | |

Term: | maximum individual wave height, <of a water wave> | ||

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Symbol: | H_{max}
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Definition: | statistical measure of the largest individual wave heights which can be observed or expected in a given sea state for a stated probability of exceedance Note 1 to entry: Maximum individual wave height is normally calculated from a Rayleigh distribution for wave heights in deep water for an exceedance probability of one per thousand, for which | ||

Publication date: | 2022-02 | ||

Source: | IEC TS 62600-1:2020, 3.24 | ||

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Note 1 to entry: Maximum individual wave height is normally calculated from a Rayleigh distribution for wave heights in deep water for an exceedance probability of one per thousand, for which *H*_{max} = 1,86 times the significant wave height.