Any current that is caused by other than tide producing forces.
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IHO Hydrographic Dictionary, English
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Non-gravitational currents include either singly or in combination: ocean currents (wind and/or density driven), inter-oceanic equalizing currents, currents of navigable rivers, river outflow effects offshore and other non-tidal flows.
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Standardize Item Name. Amend definition. Add definition source, reference and similarity. Add INT1 and S-4 references. Add distinctions. Add remark.
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Oceanographic Agency(KHOA) of the Republic of Korea for giving active support in the development of the S-100 GI Registry