Wave forecast: the last mile


The wave forecast we check on the web nowadays rely on the description of wave processes thorugh a software called spectral wave model. Being able to represent a wide range of physical process, spectral wave models are particularly suited for wave forecasting. Moreover they run with a reasonable computational cost. Nevertheless, we know or at […]

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What is a wave spectrum?

Porto Ferro

As marine sports-people, we regularly check specialized websites to have a clue about the evolution of sea conditions in the next days. Nowadays, almost all the wave forecasts available are based on spectral wave models (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_wave_model). The final product provided by websites is made up of relevant parameters: for instance wave height, period and direction. […]

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