Sentence Examples with the word heavy swell

The rush of the 3-knot tide between the ship and mole created a heavy swell which threw the ship off the mole; only two of the 18 brows could reach the parapet, and the ship could not be kept into the mole.

The prevalent northeast wind cau s es at times a heavy swell on the lake.

The lake is subject to occasional storms, especially from the south-south-east and south-west, which leave a heavy swell and impede navigation.