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n which situation is the apparent forward motion of particles that make up ocean water an illusion? If you could help, that would be great.
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but you have not given use a choice
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>> motion of particles that make up ocean water
When you think of ocean and motion of particles, waves are an obvious consideration. I recommend that you review this article on surfing, which actually goes into some physics (not very deep, luckily, since fluid dynamics is pretty complicated). This study may help you in your question.
     http://adventure.howstuffworks.com/outdoor-activities/water-sports/surfing5.htm

The image in this link is particularly interesting.
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