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Diurnal Tidal Flow (Hydroform Type)

Component: Hydroform

Unique Identifier: 664

Hydroform Class Current
Hydroform Tidal Flow
Hydroform Type Diurnal Tidal Flow

Definition Tidal ocean waters where, due to the geometry of the ocean basin and obstructions presented by land, a second daily tide is suppressed, resulting in a single or diurnal tide regime with one high and one low tide per day, as in the Gulf of Mexico.