A research ship, NOAA's Bell M. Shimada sailing southeastward along the parallel lines of Langmuir Circulation off Big Sur last week.
A research ship, NOAA's Bell M. Shimada sailing southeastward along the parallel lines of Langmuir Circulation off Big Sur last week.
A research ship, NOAA's Bell M. Shimada sailing southeastward along the parallel lines of Langmuir Circulation off Big Sur last week.

Ocean's distinctive lines caused by Langmuir circulation

August 30, 2014 7:35 PM

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John Lindsey

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John Lindsey writes Weather Watch, a weekly column for The Tribune. He is PG&E's Diablo Canyon meteorologist and media relations representative. Email him at pgeweather@pge.com .