12 Jun 2020

Huge waves set to get even bigger in Southern Ocean

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:15 pm on 12 June 2020

Climate change could cause monster waves to get bigger - and happen more frequently. A new study out of Melbourne University has found 'extreme wave events' where waves get higher than 20 metres, could increase. This would be felt most in the Southern Ocean, where waves already get as high as 25 metres. Lead researcher Alberto Meucci, explains what we can expect.

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