Spatial Characteristics and Duration of Extreme Wave Events around the English Coastline
2.1. Wave Data
2.2. Identification of Storms
2.3. Spatial Footprints and Storm Tracks
3.1. Spatial Footprints and Storm Tracks
- East: North Sea coast from Newbiggin to North Foreland
- Southeast: Eastern half of the English Channel, from North Foreland to Portland Bill
- Southwest: Western half of the English Channel, from Portland Bill to Land’s End and the Isles of Scilly
- Bristol Channel: Southern Celtic Sea coast from Land’s End to Weston Bay
- Northwest: Northern Irish Sea coast from Llandudno to Morecambe Bay
- West Lyme Bay: Exmouth to Start Point
- The East coast remained mostly isolated in terms of spatial impact
- In addition to its own storms, the Southeast incurred lesser effects from storms in the Southwest, Bristol Channel, and Northwest, i.e., most storms with a major impact on western Britain also had some impact on the southeast English Channel
- In all other regions, secondary impact storms were typically only from neighboring coastal units.
3.2. Storm Duration
4.1. Regional Partitioning
4.2. Storm Duration
4.3. Storm Generation Mechanisms
4.4. Region-Specific Considerations
4.5. National Considerations
Conflicts of Interest
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Dhoop, T.; Mason, T. Spatial Characteristics and Duration of Extreme Wave Events around the English Coastline. J. Mar. Sci. Eng. 2018, 6, 14. https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse6010014
Dhoop T, Mason T. Spatial Characteristics and Duration of Extreme Wave Events around the English Coastline. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 2018; 6(1):14. https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse6010014Chicago/Turabian Style
Dhoop, Thomas, and Travis Mason. 2018. "Spatial Characteristics and Duration of Extreme Wave Events around the English Coastline" Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 6, no. 1: 14. https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse6010014