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Old April 28th, 2007, 06:33 PM
Aidan Aidan is offline
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Cruise ships may not be susceptible to tidal waves in deep water, but they are certainly to rogue waves, which can reach 100 feet. Recall the Norwegian Dawn incident, where a wave broke cabin windows on deck 10.

Tidal waves can be much higher than 30 feet. The Scotch Cap lighthouse in Alaska was destroyed by one in 1946. The lighthouse was about 30 metres above sea level.

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