Model was run with 101 vertical, 501 meridional modes. This is way too many (see mode figures below).

Damping timescale was 100 years (except as noted below). Model crashes (all NaNs) for damping timescale shorter than about 50 years.

- Mode sums along 9°N Density modes Mode sums

U modes Mode sums

V modes Mode sums Include barotropic (Sverdrup) current Detail in east - Density along 9°N Weaker damping (10000 yr damping timescale)
- p and u at the sfc at 120m
- Density and vertical circulation: Along 9°N Along 89°W
- Effect of eastern boundary: Density P and (u,v)
- Some experiments with constant N**2, 1 and 2 modes: Vertical profiles of u,v,P,rho Along 9°N: Density V

- Solution 5: weak winds with negative wek everywhere: Wind quantities Ocean quantities
- Solution 6: stronger winds with positive wek in NE tropics: Wind quantities
- Schematic examples of interfaces all having the same Vg
**4.5-layer numerical solutions:** - K90 zonal sections at Eq and 8°N Layer thicknesses along Eq Layer thicknesses along 8°N
- Thickness of observed 9°-17° layer (K90 XBT) (Compare MLY Fig 10b: layer h3) Layer thicknesses along 8°N

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