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Figure 101. Sketch shows generalized hurricane-associated processes as the eye approaches a low-lying coastline. Note the dome or flood surge of water that is pushed ahead of the eye. Once run up on land, the dome of water will return to the sea as ebb surge. Shoreline environments are in effect potentially impacted by surge forces twice.

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Sketch shows generalized hurricane-associated processes as the eye approaches a low-lying coastline.

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