Waves in Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay around Dhanushkodi, Tamil Nadu, India

@inproceedings{Gowthaman2013WavesIG,
  title={Waves in Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay around Dhanushkodi, Tamil Nadu, India},
  author={Ragul Gowthaman and V. Sanilkumar and G. S. Dwarakish and Sowmya S. Mohan and Jaydeep Singh and Kaliyaperumal Ashokkumar},
  year={2013}
}
Surface wave characteristics around Dhanushkodi are studied based on the measured data in the Gulf of Mannar and in the Palk Bay. Wave spectra are mainly double-peaked in the Gulf of Mannar and singlepeaked in the Palk Bay. High waves (maximum wave height up to 5.4 m) are observed in the Gulf of Mannar compared to the Palk Bay (maximum wave height is 3.6 m). Wave heights are more in the Gulf of Mannar during the southwest monsoon period and the waves are from south-southwest. In the Palk Bay… CONTINUE READING

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