Figure 11. Probability distribution of tide gauge data, Apra Harbor, Jan-Dec 91

(To convert feet to meters, multiply by 0.3048)

M2

21.6 (8.5)

221.0

K1

16.9 (6.7)

215.2

S2

5.8 (2.3)

249.3

O1

11.4 (4.5)

181.6

N2

4.7 (1.9)

198.1

P1

5.0 (2.0)

207.7

Omar passed through the study area (Figure 13). The calculated water level

contains storm effects only and not tides. However, the model clearly produced a

realistic simulation of the storm surge due to Typhoon Omar.

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Chapter 4

Implementation of Storm Surge Model

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