HURRICANE MARIE AND THE PORT OF LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA, USA
AbstractThis paper describes the performance of the Middle Breakwater at the Port of Long Beach, California, USA. On 27 August 2014, swell waves generated by Hurricane Marie, a category 5 storm, severely damaged the breakwater. This paper evaluates general breakwater characteristics, incident wave conditions, and a wave transformation analysis that identifies uniquely contributing factors to the structure damages.
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