meteorological tide

meteorological tide

[‚med·ē·ə·rə′läj·ə·kəl ′tīd]
(oceanography)
A change in water level caused by local meteorological conditions, in contrast to an astronomical tide, caused by the attractions of the sun and moon.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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