View all publications

Figure 4.3 Schematic showing components of a storm tide

Return to the point in the document where this figure is located.

Text description of figure

The figure shows a vertical cross section of a schematic sea/land boundary. Drawn in the figure are symbols representing low pressure out at sea, extreme winds over the sea, breaking surf waves, and indications of wave set up and wave run up in the coastal area. Tide marks are drawn indicating the different tide heights under different scenarios: Mean sea level, expected high tide, storm surge, wave set up and wave run up.