For the storm is rising, and a beam sea sends wave after wave against my ports.
From time to time it careened like a blunt-nosed barge in a beam sea.
Behind us the locomotives smoke stack rolled like a steamers funnel when a 298 beam sea is running.
A beam sea set in, and the 'Moselle' justified my conjectures about her.
The ship did not behave well in a beam sea, for soon she shipped seas on either side, and she lost as much way as she made.
She had broached to with the stern sea on the beam, and the beam sea right ahead.
A low-sided boat when canted by a beam sea edges her rail under and shovels the water up on her deck as she recovers.
A southeast gale, a beam sea, and the tiny opening of the Jew's Mouth was a bad combination to face in a black night.
In this position, and with the gale blowing on the starboard quarter, her head would be thrown into the beam sea.
He was making heavy weather of his simple declaration, labouring like an old-fashioned square-rigger in a beam sea.