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Kelvin waves

  1. Feb 12, 2017 #1

    ATY

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    can somebody explain to me how kelvin waves are working ? I just found, that the waves move along the coast due to the coriolis force, but I have no clue why this is happening.
     
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  3. Feb 13, 2017 #2

    olivermsun

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    Think of sending a ball off in some direction in a rotating frame. What happens to the ball's path (viewed in the frame) due to Coriolis?
     
  4. Feb 14, 2017 #3

    ATY

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    Hey, thank you for the reply. I've found a book that explains it very well.
     
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