The authors would like to acknowledge the insightful comments by Dr. R. Hart and an anonymous reviewer. The COAMPS model was made available by the Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA. Simulations were performed on computers at the Naval Postgraduate School. Postprocessing was achieved using computers located at the Center for High Performance Computing at the University of New Mexico. This research was sponsored by the Office of Naval Research Marine Meteorology Program. Mrs. P. Jones assisted in the preparation of the manuscript.
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