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What is the difference between a sea and a swell? Irregular patterns of waves with peaks in the same area of the wind wave formation are called sea. Swell are waves that move past the area of influence of the generating winds. Irregular patterns of waves with peaks in the same area of the wind wave formation are called swell. Sea are waves that move past the area of influence of the generating winds.

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    http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080805124456AA40Q51 Basically, a swell is the area near the top of the ocean. A sea is the whole area, regardless of the wind. Essentially, a swell is a part of the sea. from yahoo answers

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    thanks! =)

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    yup

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