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Dynamics of Wind Setdown at Suez and the Eastern Nile Delta

Figure 8

The ROMS solution (experiment T1) after 12 hours, from point B to Kedua.

Green represents land surface, white represents shallow lagoons, and brown represents exposed mud flats. Note the Pelusiac jet, a stream of shallow water extending toward the West from the Pelusiac mouth. Only the extreme eastern end of Lake of Tanis (shown here) becomes dry; the central portion remains wet, and the western end overflows the shoreline. The ‘x’ shows the location of Figure 9. Color scales are in meters.

Figure 8