Coastal Eddies in the Ocean Wind Field as Observed by Single and Multifrequency HF Radars on Monterey Bay, California


Coastal wind eddies at the 10-40 km scale have been studied over Monterey Bay, California by Archer, Ludwig et al. using shore and buoy anemometers and satellite images. Most frequent in the evening and early morning hours, these, typically cyclonic, eddies are often responsible for fog in the Santa Cruz area. We have previously demonstrated the ability of… (More)


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