A simulation of the rogue wave based off movement from a monitoring buoy. (Image credit: MarineLabs)

A four-story-tall rogue wave that briefly reared up in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Canada in 2020 was the “most extreme” version of the freaky phenomenon ever recorded, scientists now say. 

Rogue waves, also known as freak or killer waves, are massive waves that appear in the open ocean seemingly from nowhere. 


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