Accession Number:

ADA156137

Title:

Atlantic Coast Hindcast. Phase II. Wave Information: Additional Extremal Estimates.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

Estimates of extreme wave heights for 73 open-ocean locations on the US East Coast are presented. The estimates include the median wave heights and interquartile ranges for 100-, 50-, 20-, 10-, and 5- year return periods. Only waves generated by extra-tropical storms are considered. Hurricane generated waves will be analyzed in future work. Keywords Ocean waves Atlantic Ocean Storm surges.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE