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Harmonic Constituents for TEC2841, New Topsail Inlet

Constituent #
Order in which the National Ocean Service lists the constituents
Common name used to refer to a particular constituent, subscript refers to the number of cycles per day
One-half the range of a tidal constituent
The phase lag of the observed tidal constituent relative to the theoretical equilibrium tide
The rate change in the phase of a constituent, expressed in degrees per hour. The speed is equal to 360 degrees divided by the constituent period expressed in hours
The full name of the tidal constituent

Revised: 10/15/2013
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