Storm surge


Storm surge
Штормовой нагон волны

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  • Storm surge — or tidal surge is an offshore rise of water associated with a low pressure weather system, typically a tropical cyclone. Storm surge is caused primarily by high winds pushing on the ocean s surface. The wind causes the water to pile up higher… …   Wikipedia

  • storm surge — an abnormal rise in the level of the sea along a coast caused by the onshore winds of a severe cyclone. Also called stormtide, surge. * * * storm surge noun An unusual, rapid rise in tide level caused by a combination of low pressure over the sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • storm surge — noun An unusual rise in sea level on a coast due to the action of high winds. The storm surge is defined as the difference between the observed tide and the predicted astronomical tide and is considered to be the meteorological effect on sea… …   Wiktionary

  • storm surge — an abnormal rise in the level of the sea along a coast caused by the onshore winds of a severe cyclone. Also called stormtide, surge. * * * …   Universalium

  • storm surge —    An abnormal, sudden rise of sea level along an open coast during a storm, caused primarily by onshore wind stresses, or less frequently by atmospheric pressure reduction, resulting in water piled up against the coast. It is most severe when… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • storm surge —   the pushing of water against a coastline to abnormally high levels, usually a combination of extreme low pressure and winds pushing water into a narrowing feature such as a bay or estuary …   Geography glossary

  • storm surge — /ˈstɔm sɜdʒ/ (say stawm serj) noun Meteorology a rush of water onshore associated with a low pressure system and caused by strong winds pushing on the ocean s surface …   Australian English dictionary

  • Surge — may refer to: *Surge (soft drink), a soft drink formerly made by The Coca Cola Company. *Jerk or surge, the rate of change of acceleration in physics *Storm surge, the onshore gush of water associated with a low pressure weather system… …   Wikipedia

  • storm — (n.) O.E. storm, from P.Gmc. *sturmaz (Cf. O.N. stormr, O.S., M.L.G., M.Du., Du. storm, O.H.G., Ger. sturm). O.Fr. estour onset, tumult, It. stormo are Gmc. loan words. Fig. (non meteorological) sense was in late O.E. The verb in the sense of to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Storm — Windstorm redirects here. For the type of storm in Europe, see European windstorm. For the Gloria Jones album, see Windstorm (album). For other uses, see Storm (disambiguation). A shelf cloud associated with a heavy or severe thunderstorm over… …   Wikipedia

  • Storm of the Century (1993) — Infobox winter storm|name=Storm of the Century (1993) image location=Storm of the century satellite.gif NASA of the superstorm on March 13, 1993, at 10:01 UTC. stormtype=Cyclonic blizzard, Nor easter date formed=March 11, 1993 date… …   Wikipedia

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