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Rip current in the Caspian Sea.
« on: August 24, 2022, 05:05:20 AM »
Rip current in the Caspian Sea. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rip_current

A rip current, yagun, is formed at low tide, when the water begins to move (at different speeds) back to the sea.
The amplitude of the rip current depends on the speed of the current along the coast.
And the speed of the current along the coast depends on the amount of water flowing into the Caspian Sea from the Volga River and the direction of the wind along the coast.
Knowing the speed of the current along the coast, it is possible, with an accuracy of up to a minute, to predict the reverse current.
http://tapemark.narod.ru/more/06.png
The shallower the coast, the faster the speed of the current along the coast.
In summer, during floods on the Volga, the amplitude of the rip current is maximum; in spring, autumn, and during drought in the Volga basin, it is minimal.
The reason for the formation of a rip current may also be a storm wave.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storm_surge

Continuation: Academgorodok Forum Novosibirsk. The science. https://forum.academ.club/index.php?showtopic=1235578
« Last Edit: September 03, 2022, 01:50:39 PM by Fermer05 »

 

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