When does a deep-water wave become a shallow-water wave quizlet?

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Deep water waves travel faster than shallow water waves because they are not slowed by friction. In comparison, shallow water waves occur when the water depth is less than 1/20 of the wavelength.

If water depth is greater than one-half the wavelength, a progressive wave travels as a deep-water wave with a speed that is directly proportional to wavelength. If water depth is less than 1/20 wavelength (L/20), the wave moves as a shallow-water wave with a speed that is directly proportional to water depth.

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