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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Tide Modelling Study Along The Western Coast Of Saudi Arabia, The Red Sea

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V.R. Shamji



Tidal constituents, Harmonic analysis, modeling



Tidal variations in the Red sea are spatially more dynamic and have more influence on the physical and biological processes. The scientific study of tidal analysis in the Red sea is lacking. The lacuna is due to different factors such as uneven distribution of tide gauges over the Red sea coast and lack of data resources. During the last century, several investigators carried out theoretical study of tides in the Red Sea, and that only provided dynamical explanations of actual tides. A comprehensive study conducted along the western coast of Saudi Arabia. Harmonic analysis techniques used for deriving major and minor tidal constituents. A tide model was developed to simulate the water level of the western coast of Saudi Arabia, Red sea. The tide model can be used for nearshore tide forecast in this region.



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