Tidal wave

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Tidal wave may refer to:

  • A tidal bore, which is a large movement of water formed by the funnelling of the incoming tide into a river or narrow bay
  • A storm surge, or tidal surge, which can cause waves that breach flood defences
  • A tsunami or harbor wave, although this usage is not favored by the scientific community due to tsunamis not being tidal
  • A Megatsunami, which is an informal term to describe a tsunami that has initial wave heights that are much larger than normal tsunamis

Music[edit]

  • Tidal Wave (band), a band associated with the United States Naval Academy Band
  • "Tidal Wave", a song by John Foxx on his 1980 album Metamatic
  • Tidal Wave 7", the 1993 EP debut release by The Apples in Stereo, and song on the album Fun Trick Noisemaker
  • "Tidal Wave", a song by Gorky's Zygotic Mynci, on their 1998 album Gorky 5
  • Tidal Wave, a 2004 album by Longwave
  • "Tidal Wave", a B-side to 2008 single "Spaceman" by Las Vegas rock band The Killers
  • "Tidal Wave", a song by synthpop band Owl City on their 2009 album Ocean Eyes
  • "Tidal Wave" (Sub Focus song), 2012
  • "Tidal Wave", a song by The Sugarcubes on the 1989 album Here Today, Tomorrow Next Week!
  • "Tidal Wave," a 2009 song by Thee Oh Sees
  • "Tidal wave" a 7/10/12 release by ((Husky))

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]

  • A rogue wave of up to 100 feet high, often in the middle of the ocean and against prevailing current and wave direction
  • The crest (physics) of a tide as it moves around the Earth