Wind fields of storms from surface isobars for wave hindcasting

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dc.contributor.author Varkey, M.J.
dc.contributor.author Vaithiyanathan, R.
dc.contributor.author Santanam, K.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-01-21T11:25:27Z
dc.date.available 2009-01-21T11:25:27Z
dc.date.issued 1996
dc.identifier.citation International Conference in Ocean Engineering COE '96, 17-20 Dec 1996. Proceedings, 502-506p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2272
dc.description.abstract Marine operations of various types are critically linked to mean and extreme wave statistics. In the Indian seas extreme wave conditions are caused by cyclones and steady strong monsoon winds. Wave data from cyclone areas are not directly available in plenty. The situation can be improved by hindcasting waves using wind fields of past storms. A method to hindcast storm wind fields is presented in this paper. The method is based on the standard Hydromet pressure profile. The input variables are, (1) radius of maximum wind, (2) central pressure, (3) storm speed, (4) direction of storm movement, (5) latitude and (6) longitude. These are obtained from charts prepared by the India Meteorological Department. The computed wind fields agreed well with other published results.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Allied, Chennai (India)
dc.rights Copyright [1996]. All efforts have been made to respect the copyright to the best of our knowledge. Inadvertent omissions, if brought to our notice, stand for correction and withdrawal of document from this repository.
dc.subject isobaric surfaces
dc.subject extreme waves
dc.subject cyclones
dc.subject steady state
dc.subject winds
dc.subject wave hindcasting
dc.subject storms
dc.subject wind speed
dc.subject wind fields
dc.title Wind fields of storms from surface isobars for wave hindcasting
dc.type Conference Article


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