Wave characteristics off Visakhapatnam coast during a cyclone

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dc.contributor.author SanilKumar, V.
dc.contributor.author AshokKumar, K.
dc.contributor.author Raju, N.S.N.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-09-01T05:06:58Z
dc.date.available 2006-09-01T05:06:58Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.citation Current Science, vol.86(11), 1524-1529p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/318
dc.description.abstract Waves were measured using a directional waverider buoy off Visakhapatnam, east coast of India during the passage of a cyclone in November 1998. The maximum wave height observed during the passage was 5.74 m, whereas this height 24 h before and after the passage were 1.54 and 1.24 m. Wave spectra during the cyclone were single-peaked with peak period varying from 8 to 10 s and direction from 125 degrees to 170 degrees with respect to north. Before and after the cyclone, the spectra were multi-peaked with the predominant peak period varying from 12 to 18 s.
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Indian Academy of Sciences
dc.subject east coast
dc.subject Bay of Bengal
dc.title Wave characteristics off Visakhapatnam coast during a cyclone
dc.type Journal Article


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