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Title: Tidal circulation in Bay of Chagar Hutang, Malaysia
Authors: Zainol, Zuraini
Akhir, Mohd Fadzil Mohd
Joseph, Juanita
Keywords: Physical characteristics;Field observation;Time series;Current circulation;Small bay
Issue Date: Jun-2015
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Present study consists the physical characteristics of the coastal water within small bay of Chagar Hutang at Redang Island. Temperature distributions in the bay were in the range of 27.9 ­ 30.5°C. Surface current split into two directions, directed to northwest and southeast in diurnal timescale, while bottom current directed to northeast and southwest. Surface water maximum speed recorded was 0.48 m/s and bottom water maximum speed was 0.16 m/s. Tidal current of the study area is of mixed-diurnal tide.
Page(s): 833-841
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.44(06) [June 2015]

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