Accession Number : ADA182795

Title :   Wave Information Studies of US Coastlines. Pacific Coast Hindcast Phase 2 Wave Information.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s) : Corson,W. D. ; Abel,C. E. ; Brooks,R. M. ; Farrar,P. D. ; Groves,B. J.

Report Date : MAY 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 404

Abstract : Twenty years of hindcast significant height, peak period, and mean direction wave information is summarized for 53 North Pacific locations in four data products: a. Percent occurrence tables. b. Wave rose diagrams. c. Mean and largest H sub s (Significant wave height) and 20-year statistics tables. d. Return period table. Brief descriptions and examples for each data product are provided also. Keywords: North Pacific Ocean; Ocean waves; Wind waves statistical data.

Descriptors :   *OCEAN WAVES, COASTAL REGIONS, NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN, WAVES, TABLES(DATA), HEIGHT, METEOROLOGICAL DATA, STATISTICAL DATA, WIND, DIRECTIONAL, PEAK VALUES, OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, SHORES, AIR WATER INTERACTIONS, TABLES(DATA)

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE