<p><strong>SF Fig. 4.7.</strong> In 1993 a rouge wave hit the tanker <em>Overseas Chicago</em> on the starboard side as it headed south from Valdez, Alaska. The ship was running in about 8 m seas, the rouge wave swept across the deck, which is over 18 m above the water line.</p>

SF Fig. 4.7. In 1993 a rouge wave hit the tanker Overseas Chicago on the starboard side as it headed south from Valdez, Alaska. The ship was running in about 8 m seas, the rouge wave swept across the deck, which is over 18 m above the water line.

Image courtesy of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)