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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


Description
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.