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Streamlike movements of water on or near the surface. Formed by global winds, and influence by the Coriolis effect and continental deflection.
Streamlike movements of water far below the surface. Formed when water at the surface increases in density from higher salinity or lower temperatures, and sinks.
Currents that runs parallel to the shoreline; caused by waves colliding with the shore at an angle.
A wave formed from a large volume of sea water being displaced up or down, from an earthquake, landslide, meteor impact, or volcanic eruption.
a local rise in sea level near the shore that is caused by strong winds from a storm, such as those from a hurricane
A body of water that rushes up a narrow bay, estuary, or river channel during the rise of high tide.
A tide that occurs when the sun, Earth, and moon are aligned, and is characterized by the maximum tidal range.
A tide that occurs when the sun, Earth, and moon form a right angle, and is characterized by minimal tidal range.
A wall built out into the ocean, perpendicular to the shore, designed to trap sand moving along the shore.
large wheel that rotates when pushed by water, wind, or steam, and provides energy to a generator
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