Variable: Dominant wave direction

Definition
Full name Dominant wave direction
Definition One feature of the ocean wave spectrum. It is the direction of the most energetic wave in the spectrum - Physical unit: [ degrees ] - Accuracy unit: [ degrees ].
Measuring Units degrees Uncertainty Units deg.
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units deg. (Stability /decade)

 

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Classification
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Sub-domain: Ocean
      • Variable: Dominant wave direction
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Sea surface
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Dominant wave direction  (3)

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Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green and threshold orange

Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
272 Dominant wave direction Sea surface Global NWP 10 deg.
15 deg.
30 deg.
15 km
50 km
250 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global ocean firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
356 Dominant wave direction Sea surface High Res NWP 10 deg.
15 deg.
30 deg.
5 km
10 km
40 km
30 min
3 h
6 h
6 min
30 min
3 h
Global ocean firm 2011-08-04 T Montmerle
646 Dominant wave direction Sea surface Nowcasting / VSRF 10 deg.
20 deg.
30 deg.
5 km
20 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
60 min
90 min
3 h
Global ocean firm 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti