Circulation in the region of the West India Coastal Current in March 1994 hydrographic and altimeter data
V VIJITH S R SHETYE A D GOUVEIA S S C SHENOI G SMICHAEL D SUNDAR
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The West India Coastal Current (WICC) flows southward (northward) during summer (winter). We examine the nature of circulation in the region of WICC during an inter-monsoon period using hydrographic data collected during March 6–21, 1994, and archived 1994 daily altimeter data. The hydrographic data did not show any organized northward or southward Cow, implying that the amplitudes of the Rossby and Kelvin waves that make the WICC were negligible. Instead, cyclonic and anticyclonic eddies, well recorded in altimeter data, dominated the circulation. Because eddies occur throughout the year, our analysis highlights the need to study their role in WICC all through the year.
V VIJITH1 S R SHETYE2 A D GOUVEIA3 S S C SHENOI4 G SMICHAEL5 D SUNDAR6
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