Atlantic Coast Hindcast. Phase II. Wave Information: Additional Extremal Estimates.
COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS
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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.
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography