tide wave


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tide wave

[′tīd ‚wāv]
(oceanography)
A long-period wave associated with the tide-producing forces of the moon and sun, and identified with the rising and falling of the tide. Also known as tidal wave; tide bulge.
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Meanwhile, the thalweg (the median line of the channel) of the estuary is rising at some distance beneath points K, L, M, N, and O (which indicate the water level in the river before the tide wave arrives), thus increasingly limiting the inflow of tidal water.
20pm on the busy esplanade, which had been buffeted by high tide waves following several days of strong winds.
As the severe cyclonic storm JAL is set to cross the coast on Sunday evening, the sea became rough with high tide waves hitting the coast, destroying fishing nets and boats, besides marooning fishing hamlets in this coastal district last evening.
Fishermen living in the coastal villages panicked as high tide waves hit the coast, resulting in sea water entering about 500 mts inside their hamlets.
With this in mind we briefly examine the birth of waves in water and the characteristic oscillatory behaviour required to produce ordinary tide waves (or "tidal waves", not to be confused with the improper popular synonym for tsunami).
The existing cinder block housing for the pump set placed size constraints on the total package, and the high tide waves splashing on the building presented a constant concern over salt corrosion.