Storm generated waves in the Gulf of Maine.

B. R. Pearce, Vijay Panchang

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A project to generate wave information for the Gulf of Maine is discussed. A model is described which calculates synoptic wind speeds for northeast storms. Numerical hindcast models are also discussed. A parametric type wave model was used with a set of the 22 strongest northeast storms from a 32 year record. The highest wave height at each grid point for each storm was used to generate the extreme statistics. The results are presented. (A)

Original languageEnglish
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Publication statusPublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes


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  • Oceanography

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