Can a hurricane push a tidal wave?
It doesn't push a tidal wave (a misleading name for a tsunami),
it does push a storm surge. The leading quadrant (typically the
northeast in North America) pushes the water ahead of it, leading
to higher than normal tides.
No. The term tidal wave may refer either to a tidal bore or a tsunami, both of which are entirely different from typhoons. A typhoon is a hurricane that occurs in the western Pacific Ocean; a storm that produces large waves, torrential rain, and very powerful winds. A tsunami is a long-ocean wave or series of waves triggered by some disturbance on the seafloor, usually an earthquake. A tidal bore is a surge of water…