We thank the anonymous reviewers for their comments and suggestions that improved this work. PPS and JCM were supported by the Physical Oceanography Program through the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Departmental Research Initiatives, Impact of Typhoons on the Ocean in the Pacific (ITOP) and High Resolution Air-Sea Interaction (HiRes). PPS is also supported by the National Science Foundation through the National Center for Atmospheric Research. LR and WKM were supported by grants to WKM from NSF (Physical Oceanography) and ONR HiRes. This research used computer resources provided by NCAR and the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program.
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