Accession Number : ADA316031

Title :   Surf Forecasting Using Directional Wave Spectra with the Navy Standard Surf Model.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS REMOTE SENSING APPLICATIONS BRANC H

Personal Author(s) : Mettlach, Theodore R. ; Kennelly, Eileen P. ; May, Douglas A.

PDF Url : ADA316031

Report Date : SEP 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : A version of the Navy Standard Surf Model has been developed which allows users the option of generating surf forecasts based on WAM or Endeco Buoy directional wave spectra. The software, identified as SPE^SURF (version 1.0 Jun 96), allows input of standard surf model wave parameters, Regional WAM directional wave spectra, Global WAM directional wave spectra, or Endecol YSI Type 1156 WAVETRACK Buoy System directional wave spectra. SPE^SURF has been tested using several Regional WAM spectra obtained from the Naval Oceanographic Office and several Endeco Buoy spectra obtained from the Naval Research Laboratory. This memorandum report documents model modifications to use these inputs.

Descriptors :   *FORECASTING, *SURF, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, MILITARY APPLICATIONS, OCEAN MODELS, DIRECTIONAL.

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE