Once the winds cease or shift direction, a standing wave called a seiche may occur.
Wind and seiche effects may cause substantial short-term changes in elevations, which are not shown in the mean daily values.
seiche-The sloshing of a closed body of water as a result of an earthquake.
Ground shaking may cause seiche, the rhythmic sloshing of water in lakes or bays.
The user can import existing seiche inundation maps and overlay them with population and economic value maps.
When in the ocean, a wave of this sort is called a tsunami wave, whereas in a smaller body of water it is called a seiche.
British Dictionary definitions for seiche
a periodic oscillation of the surface of an enclosed or semienclosed body of water (lake, inland sea, bay, etc) caused by such phenomena as atmospheric pressure changes, winds, tidal currents, and earthquakes
C19: from Swiss French, first used to describe the rise and fall of water in Lake Geneva; of obscure origin