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Channeling phenomenon is a type of forward scattering and multipath that occasionally occurs when a well-formed sea wave briefly reflects or focuses the out-of-plane energy toward the receiver, yielding a higher than expected, broadband power gain. A series of X-band, forward-scattering measurements in a large wave tank observed multiple channeling events at low grazing angles. The wave tank simulated a one-dimensional, 1/10th-scale Pierson-Moskowitz surface at sea states 0, 3, and 5. During the measurements, channeling events were observed under crosswind wave conditions when a properly constructed wave trough, coinciding with the radar's line of sight, channeled or focused the out-of-plane, forward-scattered energy toward the receiver. Presented is a summary of the channeling events observed and a physical model of the channeling phenomenon based on experimental observations and numerical simulations.