- a wind-induced rise in the water level at the coast or the shore of an inland expanse of water. It has a definite frequency and if this is close to the tidal frequency serious flooding can result
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Examples from the Web for wind surge
These conditions did not last long, for a wind-surge completely rent the clouds and gave me a glimpse of the blue, sun-filled sky.
Then a wind-surge rent the clouds and let me glimpse the blue sun-filled sky.