Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO Weather
AlphaCode : STOSUR
FeatureName: Storm Surge
Alias : STOSUR
CamelCase : StormSurge
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : The difference between the actual water level under the influence of a meteorological disturbance (storm tide) and the level which would have been attained in the absence of the meteorological disturbance (i.e. astronomical tide).
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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 : 2016-04-18
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