Wave-current interactions on a shallow reef (Nicaragua, Central America)

  title={Wave-current interactions on a shallow reef (Nicaragua, Central America)},
  author={Harry H. Roberts and Joseph N. Suhayda},
  journal={Coral Reefs},
Measurements of wave height and currents associated with normal trade-wind conditions have been made on a linear reef that parallels the northern and northeastern coast of Great Corn Island, eastern shelf of Nicaragua, Central America. Analyses indicate that waves breaking over the reef crest generate lagoonward flow normal to the reef. Average reef-normal flow was in the range of 10 to 20 cm/s; however, individual wave surges reached values of up to 180 cm/s. The strength of the over-the-reef… CONTINUE READING
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