Accession Number : AD0460798


Title :   SURF FORECASTING,


Corporate Author : NAVY WEATHER RESEARCH FACILITY NORFOLK VA


Personal Author(s) : Griswold, Gale M


Report Date : Dec 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 20


Abstract : This report is intended for the Navy Meteorologist (and Aerographers mate) who is called upon to make surf forecasts for amphibious operations. It discusses in a basic and introductory manner: (1) waves, their properties and characteristics; (2) surf, its cause and effect; (3) forecasting surf conditions for the case of a straight and parallel beach. The concluding section points to the need for further research in the field. (Author)


Descriptors :   *OCEAN WAVES , SEA WATER , VELOCITY , COASTAL REGIONS , WIND , VELOCITY , AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE