The less dominate wave system of water waves which has left its generating area.
WMO No. 182, S3900
Definition Source :
WMO International Meteorological Vocabulary
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Recommended Attributes :
Distinguishing Features :
-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 in text format.-Feature can only be present if PSWELL feature is present.-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 SWLHGTof 4 meters.
On behalf of the IHO Member States, the International Hydrographic Bureau would like to thank Korea Hydrographic and
Oceanographic Agency(KHOA) of the Republic of Korea for giving active support in the development of the S-100 GI Registry