Assessment of extreme wind and waves in the Colombian Caribbean Sea for offshore applications

Assessment of extreme wind and waves in the Colombian Caribbean Sea for offshore applications •We examined extreme winds and waves in the Colombian Caribbean Sea using different extreme value analysis (EVA) methods.•The characterization of extremes in terms of return periods, number of events and its duration during the year is required.•High-resolution data was used. Waves are from ECMWF (ERA-Interim reanalysis) and winds are from NASA/GSFC/NOAA (CCMP).•Three well-known EVA methods are applied: the Block Maxima, the Peak-Over-Threshold and the Method of Independent Storms.•We provide insights towards understanding the annual cycle of extreme conditions and possible forcing mechanisms involved. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Applied Ocean Research Elsevier

Assessment of extreme wind and waves in the Colombian Caribbean Sea for offshore applications

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0141-1187
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1879-1549
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.apor.2017.09.012
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Abstract

•We examined extreme winds and waves in the Colombian Caribbean Sea using different extreme value analysis (EVA) methods.•The characterization of extremes in terms of return periods, number of events and its duration during the year is required.•High-resolution data was used. Waves are from ECMWF (ERA-Interim reanalysis) and winds are from NASA/GSFC/NOAA (CCMP).•Three well-known EVA methods are applied: the Block Maxima, the Peak-Over-Threshold and the Method of Independent Storms.•We provide insights towards understanding the annual cycle of extreme conditions and possible forcing mechanisms involved.

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Applied Ocean ResearchElsevier

Published: Dec 1, 2017

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