moderate gale

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Synonyms for moderate gale

wind moving 32-38 knots

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How many sides did the former British coin Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden; 2 Dylan Thomas; 3 Walter Hagen; 4 Glasgow; 5 The Shadows; 6 Richard Gatling; 7 Sugar Ray Robinson; 8 Twelve; 9 Hallelujah; 10 Force seven, moderate gale.
The town escaped major damage as wind speeds averaged 41mph - classed as moderate gale force - on Thursday night.
For this was rugby in the raw, frantic, frenetic rugby played at a fever-pitch in a capricious wind which strengthened to a moderate gale and which put accurate passing and precise kicking at a premium.
Moderate gales at 15 m/s, with gusts of up to 20 m/s, are expected on Wednesday.