Mean high water springs
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Definition of Mean high water springs (MHWS):
The height of mean high water springs is the average throughout a year of the heights of two successive high waters during those periods of 24 hours (approximately once a fortnight) when the range of the tide is greatest..
This is the common definition for Mean high water springs (MHWS), other definitions can be discussed in the article
- ↑ CIRIA (1996). Beach management manual. CIRIA Report 153.