near gale


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Synonyms for near gale

wind moving 32-38 knots

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So impressive were the home side that they even managed to have the best first half, even though they were playing into a near gale force wind blowing in off the Mumbles.
O'Sullivan admitted he was worried at half-time with just a 12-point lead facing into the near gale force wind.
The stormy weather nationally has killed four people and in Coventry yesterday near gale force wind speeds of 42mph were recorded.
Add a wind that was near gale force and it was a lot to ask two out-of-sort sides to put two passes together.
The Meteorological Directorate issued a warning for thundery rainshowers and near gale gusts later.
Evidence of an ancient stream came from analysing the size and shapes of pebbles and gravel near Gale Crater.
The country was buffeted by near gale force winds as temperatures dropped to 14 degrees and speeds reached 27 to 30 knots at times.
The weather report for the date said it would be "blustery" and Examiner weatherman Paul Stevens said his records showed it had been near gale force conditions.
Devine had to contend with a near gale force wind during the final but he insisted that was no excuse for failing to topple Zhiou.
The Quins had first use of a near gale force wind and Gareth Cull kicked them into a third-minute lead with a 48-metre penalty.
The visitors, playing into a near gale force wind, turned around just 10-3 in arrears and seemed set for a second-half revival.
COULBY Newham Under-15s visited Ferryhill from Division Five in the first round of the league cup but near gale force wind conditions made it difficult.
Lawrie was never over par in the near gale and matched that Spence eagle with a 20-foot putt.
The Meteorological Directorate at the Civil Aviation Affairs issued a warning for strong to near gale northwesterly winds and and urged prudence.
The kingdom will also be buffeted by near gale force wind and temperatures will drop to 18 degrees again after a respite of a few days.
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