Why do ocean waves refract light?

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Date created: Mon, Oct 25, 2021 4:23 AM
Date updated: Fri, Jul 29, 2022 3:57 PM


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  • Although the density of the ocean might not change significantly, ocean waves will refract when they move from deeper water into shallower water or vice versa. This happens because the speed of a water wave changes with water depth. And then there are eyeglasses, which use refraction to adjust people's vision.

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