By Vladimir Brezina
This week’s Photo Challenge is Texture.
As kayakers, we pay close attention to the texture of the water around us.
After all, the water texture—more nautically termed the “sea state”—is a major factor in whether we remain safe and comfortable—or not.
The other major factor is the wind. But before wind speeds could be measured reliably, they were inferred from the sea state. In the traditional Beaufort scale, the sea state is thus an all-round indicator of the conditions at sea.
The water texture shows us where the tide rips are
reveals wind against current :-)
and sometimes tells us that, just maybe, we should stay home…
And the water texture is pretty to look at. We look at it all day!