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Volume 13, issue 1
Ocean Sci., 13, 31-46, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-13-31-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
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Ocean Sci., 13, 31-46, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-13-31-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 20 Jan 2017

Research article | 20 Jan 2017

Different approaches to model the nearshore circulation in the south shore of O'ahu, Hawaii

Joao Marcos Azevedo Correia de Souza and Brian Powell
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The relevance of including the wave effect into a nearshore circulation model is discussed. Two different approaches are tested in the framework of an operational forecast system. It is shown that the waves are essential to represent the circulation patterns near the coast. While it seams to be ideal to consider the full coupling between surface waves and ocean currents, a computationally cheaper alternative is tested and shown to give equivalent qualitative results.
The relevance of including the wave effect into a nearshore circulation model is discussed. Two...
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