Izvestiya, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics

, Volume 44, Issue 1, pp 121–137 | Cite as

Simulation of the internal tide in the Strait of Bab el Mandeb (the Red Sea)



The baroclinic tide in the Strait of Bab el Mandeb is simulated by solving a three-dimensional boundary-value problem in boundary-fitted coordinates for the equations of dynamics, density constituents, and turbulence characteristics. Results related to simulations of the barotropic tide in the Red Sea and to the internal tide in the Strait of Bab el Mandeb are presented.


Internal Wave Oceanic Physic Current Alternation Internal Tide Buoyancy Frequency 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine StudiesBremerhavenGermany
  2. 2.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, St. Petersburg BranchRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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