what is a storm surge?

Question

what is a storm surge?

in progress 0
AhmedRagab 11 months 2020-09-01T15:32:15+00:00 1 Answer 505 views 0

Answer ( 1 )

    0
    2020-09-06T08:51:21+00:00

    Storm surge is the abnormal rise in seawater level during a storm, measured as the height of the water above the normal predicted astronomical tide. The surge is caused primarily by a storm’s winds pushing water onshore. The amplitude of the storm surge at any given location depends on the orientation of the coast line with the storm track; the intensity, size, and speed of the storm; and the local bathymetry.

Leave an answer