Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO Weather
AlphaCode : LOWATR
FeatureName: Low Water Level
Alias : LOWATR
CamelCase : LowWaterLevel
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : The difference between the actual water level under the influence of a meteorological disturbance and the level which would have been attained in the absence of the meteorological disturbance (i.e. astronomical tide) resulting in water level values lower than the tidal datum and posing a hazard to navigation.
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Definition Source : Unspecified
Similarity to Source : Unspecified
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Remarks : -All values will be negative, indicating water levels lower than the indicated datum. -VERDAT attribute will define the datum LOWLVL should be referenced to.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : New feature for addition to WXO.
Justification : Feature is a critical component of meteorology and identification is essential for short and long term forecasting and maritime safety.
Proposed : 2015-05-20
Accepted :
Amended : 2016-11-30
Successor : -
Predecessor : -