Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO Weather
AlphaCode : PSWELL
FeatureName: Primary Swell
Alias : PSWELL
CamelCase : PrimarySwell
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : The dominate wave system of water waves which has left its generating area.
Reference : WMO No 182, S3900
Definition Source : WMO International Meteorological Vocabulary
Similarity to Source : Unspecified
Int1 :
S4 :
Recommended Attributes :
Distinguishing Features :
Remarks : -SWLHGT may be coded in addition to CATSWH to indicate height.-HUNITS must be populated if SWLHGT is populated.-DEGSWL may be populated in addition to CATSWD to indicate direction.-Only populate the INFORM attribute with high-impact or critical information.-If CATSWH is mapped to populate SWLHGT, the highest value within the defined range will be used for SWLHGT. For example, CATSWH for Moderate will have a SWLHGT of 4 meters.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : WMO
Proposed Change : Addition of new S-412 feature
Justification : Addition of new S-412 feature
Proposed : 2016-11-02
Accepted : 2016-11-30
Amended :
Successor : -
Predecessor : -