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Supplementary Materials

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  • Observations
  • Numerical simulations
  • Model initial conditions
  • Subduction estimate
  • fig. S1. Wind stress (N/m2) and wind angle (degrees from east) calculated using the algorithm of Large and Pond (36).
  • fig. S2. Profiles of the buoyancy (blue), temperature (red), and depth-averaged velocity (green) associated with the model initial conditions and the linear stability analysis.
  • fig. S3. Probability density functions of potential density at the end of each simulation.
  • fig. S4. Subducted volume (units of m3) for the simulations reported in the main text with two opposing fronts surrounding a dense filament and two additional simulations with just the outer front present.
  • References (37–41)

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