Analysis of the sea state conditions during the Prestige accident

Path of Prestige with hourly locations (orange circles), approximate location of the accident (red star), four locations used for hindcast simulations near the accident (blue diamonds), locations of the buoys Cabo Silleiro and Villano Sisargas (green squares) (from: Trulsen, K., Nieto Borge, J.C., Gramstad, O., Aouf, L., Lefèvre, J.-M., 2015, “Crossing sea state and rogue wave probability during the Prestige accident”Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 120 (10), 7113–7136, doi:10.1002/2015JC011161.).

© José Carlos Nieto Borge 2017