Meaning coastal flooding
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coastal flooding


Flooding that occurs from storms where water is driven onto land from an adjacent body of water. These can be hurricanes, "nor'easters," or tropical storms, but even a severe winter storm or thunderstorm can cause this type of flooding.
Source: srh.noaa.gov

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coastal flooding


The inundation of land areas along the coast caused by sea water above normal tidal actions.
Source: weatherdudes.com

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coastal flooding


Flooding which occurs when water is driven onto land from an adjacent body of water. This generally occurs when there are significant storms, such as tropical and extratropical cyclones.
Source: w1.weather.gov

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coastal flooding


process where a storm or tsunami causes the sea to rush inland, as a storm surge. Also called estuarine flooding.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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coastal flooding


the inundation of low-lying areas in coastal areas and regions
Source: gcsegeography.co.uk

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coastal flooding


Flooding which occurs when water is driven onto land from an adjacent body of water. This generally occurs when there are significant storms, such as tropical and extratropical cyclones.
Source: forecast.weather.gov

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coastal flooding


A rise in sea level that floods coastal areas.  Causes are prolonged strong onshore flow of wind and/or high astronomical tides.
Source: fairbanksmuseum.org

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coastal flooding


The inundation of land areas along the coast caused by sea water
Source: extremestorms.com.au

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