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Research article
16 Dec 2019
Research article |  | 16 Dec 2019

Non-linear aspects of the tidal dynamics in the Sylt-Rømø Bight, south-eastern North Sea

Vera Fofonova, Alexey Androsov, Lasse Sander, Ivan Kuznetsov, Felipe Amorim, H. Christian Hass, and Karen H. Wiltshire

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Cited articles

Androsov, A., Fofonova, V., Kuznetsov, I., Danilov, S., Rakowsky, N., Harig, S., Brix, H., and Wiltshire, K. H.: FESOM-C v.2: coastal dynamics on hybrid unstructured meshes, Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 1009–1028,, 2019. 
Androsov, A. A., Klevanny, K. A., Salusti, E. S., and Voltzinger, N. E.: Open boundary conditions for horizontal 2-D curvilinear-grid long-wave dynamics of a strait, Adv. Water Resour., 18, 267–276,, 1995. 
Androsov, A. A., Kagan, B. A., Romanenkov, D. A., and Voltzinger, N. E.: Numerical modelling of barotropic tidal dynamics in the strait of Messina, Adv. Water Resour., 25, 401–415,, 2002. 
AVISO database: FES2014 product: Carrere, L., Lyard, F., Cancet, M., Guillot, A., Dupuy, S., available at:, last access: 11 December 2019. 
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This study is dedicated to tidally induced dynamics in the Sylt-Rømø Bight with a focus on the non-linear component. The tidal residual circulation and asymmetric tidal cycles largely define the circulation pattern, transport and accumulation of sediment, and the distribution of bedforms. The newly obtained high-quality bathymetric data supported the use of high-resolution grids (up to 2 m in the intertidal zone) and elaboration of the details of tidal energy transformation in the domain.