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Directional Analysis of the Storm Surge from Hurricane Sandy 2012, with Applications to Charleston, New Orleans, and the Philippines

Fig 4

Measured water levels at The Battery, Manhattan.

The green "No tides" curve represents the wind-driven storm surge. The total surge during Hurricane Sandy was unusually high in part because the wind-driven component was nearly synchronized with high tide.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0122113.g004