Articles | Volume 12, issue 4
Ocean Sci., 12, 875–897, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-875-2016
Ocean Sci., 12, 875–897, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-12-875-2016

Research article 05 Jul 2016

Research article | 05 Jul 2016

Modelling wave–current interactions off the east coast of Scotland

Alessandro D. Sabatino et al.

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The present research describes the effect of wave–current interactions and wave–wave interactions during severe storms on the east coast of Scotland. In this area, results show that the currents contribute substantially to the modification of wave properties in the shallow coastal areas, while the wave–wave interactions are more important offshore.