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Descriptor English:   Storm Surge 
Descriptor Spanish:   Marea de Tempestad 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Maré de Tempestade 
Synonyms English:   Storm Surges
Storm Tide
Storm Waves  
Tree Number:   SP8.473.654.622.672.578
Definition English:   A sudden rise of sea as a result of high winds and low atmospheric pressure; sometimes called a storm tide, storm wave, or tidal wave. Generally affects only coastal areas but may intrude some distance inland (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
HI history SN statistics & numerical data
Record Number:   22757 
Unique Identifier:   DDCS022757 

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