A rising of the sea as a result of atmospheric pressure changes and wind associated with a storm.
- A storm surge at high tide destroyed the dukes and killed more than 1800 people.
- My mother insists the storm was so fierce a tidal wave came ashore, not just a storm surge.
- We're going to have to deal with the storm surge, the wind and the rainfall throughout this event.
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