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Details
Item Type : Simple Attribute
Domain : WMO Weather
AlphaCode : CATSEH
Simple AttributeName: Category of Significant Wave Height
Alias : CATSEH
CamelCase : categoryOfSignifcantWaveHeight
Data Type : Enumeration (Show)
Definition : The category of significant wave height based on the Douglas Sea Scale. Significant wave height is also know as Total Wave height which is the mathematical vector addition of swell waves and wind waves.
Reference : Part ii, 4.2.12.5
Definition Source : WMO 8
Similarity to Source : Context Added
Int1 :
S4 :
Remarks : This standard terminology is equivalent to the Douglas Sea Scale (UK Met national Meteorological Library and Archive Fact sheet 6, version 01).The units of this attribute are not defined by the LUNITS attribute.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : WMO
Proposed Change : Addition of new S-412 attribute
Justification : Addition of new S-412 attribute
Proposed : 2016-11-03
Accepted : 2016-11-15
Amended :
Successor : CATWAV
Predecessor : -


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