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Volume 14, issue 5
Ocean Sci., 14, 1321–1327, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1321-2018
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Ocean Sci., 14, 1321–1327, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1321-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
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Research article 25 Oct 2018

Research article | 25 Oct 2018

Evaluation of extreme wave probability on the basis of long-term data analysis

Kirill Bulgakov et al.
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Chalikov, D. and Bulgakov, K.: Estimation of wave height probability based on the statistics of significant wave height, J. Ocean Eng. Mar. Energy, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40722-017-0093-7, in press, 2017.
Chalikov, D., Babanin, A., and Sanina, E.: Modeling of Three-Dimensional Fully Nonlinear Potential Periodic Waves, Ocean Dynam., 64, 1469–1486, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10236-014-0755-0, 2014.
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A method of calculation of wind wave height probability based on significant wave height probability is described (Chalikov and Bulgakov, 2017). The method can also be used for estimation of height of extreme waves of any given cumulative probability. The application of the method on the basis of long-term model data is presented. Examples of averaged annual and seasonal fields of extreme wave heights obtained using the method above are given. Areas where extreme waves can appear are shown.
A method of calculation of wind wave height probability based on significant wave height...
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