28th May 2024

The sea is rough in Cape Horn at the southern tip of South America and the Cape of Good Hope at the southern tip of Africa. This is probably because of the difference in the depth of waters. The waters near the shores are a few hundred metres deep while the waters in the sea a few kilometres away are thousands of metres deep. The underwater waves which pass by the shelf hit the shelf and rise up with great force causing rough seas.

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