Kinda That Mood. Waves, Wrecks, and Warren Zevon.

Kinda That Mood. Waves, Wrecks, and Warren Zevon.

OK. So Eric Raymond posted on a document on rogue waves on youtube, then followed up with a posting at his blog referencing that documentary and the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.

First, the BBC special. Being reporters I think they got some of the math terms wrong, but… there’s enough here to make you go hmmm….

Rogue waves are [considered one of the possible reasons for the loss of the Edmund Fitzgerald](https://infogalactic.com/info/SS_Edmund_Fitzgerald#Rogue_wave_theory), said wreck the subject of the hit song “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.”
And since I was in that sort of ballad mood – one of my favorite Warren Zevon songs…
 

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