Hurricane Force Storm with 40+ Foot Seas Off U.S. West Coast
An intense storm low over the eastern North Pacific is currently moving towards the northeast at about 20 kts and is producing winds of 50-70 knots with significant wave heights...
Anchoring a ship in heavy seas can be challenging and requires careful consideration to ensure the ship’s safety. The following steps are typically followed to anchor a ship in heavy seas:
In heavy seas, the ship may need to use additional anchors or a combination of anchors and thrusters to maintain its position and stability. The crew may also need to take additional precautions, such as increasing the number of crew members on watch or securing loose equipment and cargo to prevent damage or injury.
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