Articles | Volume 16, issue 6
Development and technical paper
31 Mar 2023
Development and technical paper |  | 31 Mar 2023

Accelerated estimation of sea-spray-mediated heat flux using Gaussian quadrature: case studies with a coupled CFSv2.0-WW3 system

Ruizi Shi and Fanghua Xu

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Based on the Gaussian quadrature method, a fast algorithm of sea-spray-mediated heat flux is developed. Compared with the widely used single-radius algorithm, the new fast algorithm shows a better agreement with the full spectrum integral of spray flux. The new fast algorithm is evaluated in a coupled modeling system, and the simulations of sea surface temperature, wind speed and wave height are improved. Thereby, the new fast algorithm has great potential to be used in coupled modeling systems.