Task 4 - P.I. Nederhoff

FHICS: Forecasting of Hurricane Impacts on Coastal Systems

Team Members

Deltares USA

  • Kees Nederhoff


  • Ap van Dongeren
  • Maarten van Ormondt
  • Ellen Quataert
  • Marlies van der Lugt
  • Floortje Roelvink
  • Tim Leijnse
  • Robert McCall
  • Roel de Goede
  • Panos Athanasiou

USGS – St. Pete

  • Davina Passeri
  • Meg Palmsten
  • Rangley Mickey

USGS – Santa Cruz

  • Sean Vitousek
  • Patrick Barnard

NRL - Stennis

  • Jay Veeramony
  • Allison Penko

IHE Delft

  • Dano Roelvink

Team Objectives

Delft3D-FM system with additional components such as XBeach, PIG-F, CoSMoS-COAST and SFINCS for the Eastern US and Gulf of Mexico.

Use a deterministic forecast and probabilistic approach for a single daily forecast of the nearshore wave, storm surge, currents, sediment transport, morphological change, breaches, flooding and structure response

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Newest Updates

November 30, 2023

The Deltares modelling teams present 2023 Hurricane season results at at Seattle all-hands meeting

At the Seattle All-hands meeting in November 2023, the Deltares Modelling Team presented their results on the 2023 Hurricane Season.

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July 17, 2023

2023 Hurricane Season and a look back at Ian

The Deltares team forecasts 2023 hurricane activity for the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts, and looks back at predictions for Hurricane Ian.

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May 17, 2023

Uncertainties in predicting barrier island morphodynamic response to hurricane impact

In the Coastal Sediments 2023 meeting in New Orleans, Ellen Quataert of the Deltares team shared modelling and observational results of the effect of dune and backbay vegetation on barrier island breaching processes in Florida and North Carolina.

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