Control speed of water in Splash Tank

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I have been working on this for quite a while, have the shot looking like I want it to
expect the water looks like it has been “fast forwarded”.

I am sure I am missing something very obvious and have watched a lot of tutorials
and trawled this forum and odforce, is there a way to control the speed of the waves?

I am using Houdini FX 15

The settings on the ocean spectrum are:

Wind
Direction: 0
Speed: 1
Directional Bias: 1
Directional Movement: 0.5


Wave Amplitude
Reference Wind: 10

Seems like no matter what I do the waves move incredibly fast,
I am sure I am missing something simple here, any pointers or suggestions would be gratefully accepted

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I thought I had a solution by editing the Time parameter on the wavetank node inside splashtank_initial.
I changed this to $T/3 and the water was slowed down when I viewed the ocean preview but when I rendered it, it looked completely different and not like water anymore
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Do you have a hip file you could post?
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Rob,

I've stripped a lot out of the file but its still too big to upload,
link to it in Dropbox here [dropbox.com]
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Apologies that link wasnt working:

AD_GW_V13_UPLOAD.hip [dropbox.com]
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Strip things to the basics > default grid

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Rob,

I've Stripped it down to a camera and splashtank initial, should have done that from the start.
I have been testing a lot and can get slower waves but they are much bigger,
maybe this setup isnt intended for the the kind of look I was aiming for

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AD_GW_V13_UPLOAD.zip (1.2 MB)

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Hi,
1 ) make sure when you make the video from QT you set the $FPS correctly , the default is 29FPS . If things are to fast sim 400 frames and then use time shift sop to slow down your waves. ie 400 frames to slow 50%

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Thanks Rob,
Good suggestion with the time shift, sim takes a few hours at 200 frames but will definitely test it out
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