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Hydrodynamics at Shoal E, Cape Canaveral shoals (Fall 2013, Spring 2014, and Fall 2014 Experiments)

During Fall 2013, Spring 2014, and Fall 2014 acoustic Doppler current profilers were moored in the inner and outer swales of Shoal E, offshore Cape Canaveral, in the Florida Atlantic coast. 

Hydrodynamics at Cape Canaveral shoals

Time series of current profiles and pressure were obtained at three locations within the shoal complex associated to Cape Canaveral, Florida Atlantic inner-shelf, with the objective of determining the influence of tides in the surface gravity waves propagation. Cape Canaveral shoal complex is located in the Atlantic inner-continental shelf of Florida, centered at 28.5° N, 80.5° W. The presence of ridge-swale features provides irregularity to its bottom morphology. Typically, these shoals lie at depths between 5 and 25 m.