CARICOOS Assets Help Explain Short Term Beach Erosion in Rincón, Puerto Rico

Before affecting Haiti and the US East Coast, powerful, slow-moving Hurricane Matthew churned up waves in the Caribbean Sea, causing a small to medium-sized wave event from a very rare west-southwest direction. These waves affected south and west-facing coastlines in the US Caribbean, causing severe beach erosion at many locations, especially in Rincón, Puerto Rico…. Read More