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WAVE HINDCAST IN THE PACIFIC OF CENTRAL AMERICA BY USING UNSTRUCTURED MESH. (2023). Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 37, management.13. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v37.management.13


Highly touristic activities, fishing and trade shipping coexist along the Pacific coast of Central America, the last one dominated by the Panama Canal. Then, an accurate spatio-temporal characterization of wave climate is of utmost importance and relevance. Notwithstanding, the existence of various wave models over the Pacific Ocean, such models offer information under spatial resolution of 0.2° at most and three hourly temporal resolution. Several WavewatchIII ® (WW3 Group, 2019) parametrizations have been adapted to the Central American Pacific coast, obtaining results which differ from each other.


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