Radiational tide

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radiational tide

Tides generated by regular periodic meteorological forcing.

These are principally at annual (seasonal changes in solar insolation), daily (solar-driven land and sea breeze), and twice-daily (solar-driven cycle in barometric pressure) periods.

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