Articles | Volume 16, issue 2
Research article
17 Mar 2020
Research article |  | 17 Mar 2020

Ensemble hindcasting of wind and wave conditions with WRF and WAVEWATCH III® driven by ERA5

Robert Daniel Osinski and Hagen Radtke


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AR by Robert Osinski on behalf of the Authors (30 Oct 2019)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (06 Nov 2019) by Judith Wolf
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (26 Dec 2019)
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (09 Jan 2020) by Judith Wolf
AR by Robert Osinski on behalf of the Authors (16 Jan 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (09 Feb 2020) by Judith Wolf
Short summary
The idea of this study is to quantify the uncertainty in hindcasts of severe storm events by applying a state-of-the-art ensemble generation technique. Other ensemble generation techniques are tested. The atmospheric WRF model is driven by the ERA5 reanalysis. A setup of the Wavewatch III® wave model for the Baltic Sea is used with the wind fields produced with the WRF ensemble. The effect of different spatio-temporal resolutions of the wind fields on the significant wave height is investigated.