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

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Modeled and measured wind at Robbins Reef, New Jersey.

Panels: (A) wind speed, (B) wind direction, blowing from degrees clockwise as measured from due North. The WRF atmospheric model provides wind speed and direction at a height of 10 m and grid resolution 3 km at 30-minute intervals. Actual wind measurements are retrieved from the NOAA weather station at Robbins Reef (8530973) at 6-minute intervals.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0122113.g005