Field determination of the leeway of drifting objects

Type Report
Date 2010-08-27
Language English
Author(s) Allen Arthur1, Roth Jens-Christian2, Maisondieu ChristopheORCID3, Breivik Oyvind4, Forest Bertrand3
Affiliation(s) 1 : US Coast Guard, US
2 : Royal Norwegian Navy, Norway
3 : Ifremer, France
4 : MET Norway, Norway
Note The leeway of a 20-ft container, WWII mine, skiff, Sunfish, and a PIW in the deceased position Fedje and Andfjord, Norway, September 2009
Keyword(s) SAR, HAZMAT, trajectory models, leeway, windage, surface drift, operational oceanography
Abstract The leeway (windage) of five typical SAR/HAZMAT objects (person in water, mine, small sailboat, small open boat and a 20-ft container) and is studied. The method is applicable to objects smaller than 30m
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