Average daily wave energy flux per unit width of wave crest, offshore of the site of

interest (Equation II-6-39)

Darcy - Weisbach friction term

Dimensionless parameter that is a function of the hydraulic radius R and Manning's

roughness coefficient n (Equation II-6-16)

Inlet impedance (Equation II-6-17) [dimensionless]

Filling index (Equation II-6-37)

Inlet channel water surface elevation [length]

Wave height entering inlet [length]

Average wave height for the *i*th day of the year [length]

Keulegan repletion coefficient [dimensionless]

Keulegan's dimensionless coefficient of repletion or filling (Equation II-6-4)

coefficient (Equation II-6-7) [dimensionless]

Inlet entrance and exit energy loss coefficient [dimensionless]

Inlet length [length]

Distance from a inlet to the farthest pint in the bay [length]

Oceanside inlet channel length [length]

Bank slope [length-rise/length-run]

Total annual littoral drift [length3/year]

Manning's roughness coeeficient

Total number of days during the year

The subscript 0 denotes deepwater conditions

Tidal prism filling the bay (Equation II-6-12) [length3]

Inlet discharge [length3/time]

Total volume of alongshore sediment transport to the inlet each year [length3]

Littoral transport occurring on day i (Equation II-6-34) [length3]

Maximum instantaneous ebb tide discharge per unit width [length3/time-length]

River or freshwater inflow to a bay [length3/time]

King's dimensionless variable (Equation II-6-19)

Hydrodynamics of Tidal Inlets

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