Weather and Meteorology - Glossary
Included in this glossary you'll find terms related to our public forecasting program, weather observations and unique terminology that is of Environment Canada's hurricane centre and ice service products.
The distance wind, usually of uniform speed and direction, which blows over the water surface. Fetch length is related to the height of the wind-generated wave heights. The longer the fetch length, the higher the wind-generated wave heights.
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