Wave setup

In fluid dynamics, wave setup is the increase in mean water level due to the presence of breaking waves.wikipedia
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Radiation stress

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Wave setup can be mathematically modeled by considering the variation in radiation stress.
As a result, varying radiation stresses induce changes in the mean surface elevation (wave setup) and the mean flow (wave-induced currents).

Coastal flood

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Fluid dynamics

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In fluid dynamics, wave setup is the increase in mean water level due to the presence of breaking waves.

Arithmetic mean

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In fluid dynamics, wave setup is the increase in mean water level due to the presence of breaking waves.

Water level

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In fluid dynamics, wave setup is the increase in mean water level due to the presence of breaking waves.

Wind wave

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In fluid dynamics, wave setup is the increase in mean water level due to the presence of breaking waves.

Surf zone

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This setup is primarily present in and near the coastal surf zone.

Infragravity wave

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Besides a spatial variation in the (mean) wave setup, also a variation in time may be present – known as surf beat – causing infragravity wave radiation.

Radiation

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Besides a spatial variation in the (mean) wave setup, also a variation in time may be present – known as surf beat – causing infragravity wave radiation.

Tensor

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Radiation stress is the tensor of excess horizontal-momentum fluxes due to the presence of the waves.

Momentum

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Radiation stress is the tensor of excess horizontal-momentum fluxes due to the presence of the waves.

Flux

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Radiation stress is the tensor of excess horizontal-momentum fluxes due to the presence of the waves.

Wave shoaling

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As a progressive wave approaches shore and the water depth decreases, the wave height increases due to wave shoaling.

Breaking wave

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After the waves break, the wave energy flux is no longer constant, but decreasing due to energy dissipation.

Tropical cyclone

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Additionally, a larger near-surface wind field can generate higher storm surge due to the combination of longer wind fetch, longer duration, and enhanced wave setup.

Chennai Port

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The change in water levels combined due to astronomical tide, wind setup, wave setup, barometric pressure, seiches and global sea level rise are estimated as 1.57 m, 1.68 m and 1.8 m at 15 m, 10 m and 5 m depth contours, respectively.

Outline of oceanography

Wave setup – The increase in mean water level due to the presence of breaking waves