2. Tides, Storm Surges and Coastal Circulations

  1. P.P.G. Dyke,
  2. A.O. Moscardini and
  3. E.H. Robson
  1. N. S. Heaps

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/LN012p0003

Offshore and Coastal Modelling

Offshore and Coastal Modelling

How to Cite

Heaps, N. S. (1985) Tides, Storm Surges and Coastal Circulations, in Offshore and Coastal Modelling (eds P.P.G. Dyke, A.O. Moscardini and E.H. Robson), Springer-Verlag, New York Inc.. doi: 10.1029/LN012p0003

Author Information

  1. Institute of Oceanographic Sciences, Bidston Observatory, Birkenhead, Merseyside

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783540960546

Online ISBN: 9781118669150



  • Coastal circulations;
  • Eddy viscosity;
  • Ekman's theory;
  • North Sea storm surges;
  • Surge forecasting;
  • Thames Estuary;
  • Tides and tidal currents;
  • Two-dimensional numerical storm-surge models


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Bathymetry

  • Tides and Tidal Currents

  • North Sea Storm Surges

  • Two-Dimensional Numerical Storm-surge Models

  • Surge Forecasting

  • Three-Dimensional Models

  • Vertical Structure of Current

  • References