sea breeze

noun

Definition of sea breeze 

: a cooling breeze blowing generally in the daytime inland from the sea

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Areas in the interior haven’t benefited from the sea breeze that sometimes helps Boston. Martin Finucane, BostonGlobe.com, "Harvard study finds that during heat waves, people can’t think straight," 10 July 2018 The National Weather Service calls for a slight cooling, with sea breezes on Monday and a fair chance of rain by Tuesday and Wednesday. Pauline Repard, sandiegouniontribune.com, "San Diego County forecast this week: Hot, humid, cloudy," 7 July 2018 Temperatures will reach the 90s inland and the 80s on the Cape and Islands thanks to a sea breeze. Dave Epstein, BostonGlobe.com, "Steamy conditions will continue through Friday," 3 July 2018 And that means Romero will probably be enjoying those sea breezes, wafting through his Chula Vista bedroom window, for a couple more years. Beth Wood, sandiegouniontribune.com, "San Diego native Gustavo Romero returns to Athenaeum's Summer Festival for the 20th year," 12 July 2018 The sea breeze suddenly acts as a boundary area where a lot of low-level moisture converges. Greg Porter, Washington Post, "PM Update: Scattered thunderstorms persist into the evening hours. More rain likely on Sunday afternoon.," 9 June 2018 For this latest endeavor, Andrei, along with Handel Architects and Bonetti Kozerski Studio, created interior aesthetics that embrace modern, pared-down living drenched in ocean views, natural light, and sea breezes. Wendy Goodman, The Cut, "Asbury Park’s Glam Squad," 12 July 2018 Here are Clark’s recommendations for a trip to his bay — a mix of old haunts, hip new spots and plenty activities that involve a healthy sea breeze. David Ferry, SFChronicle.com, "Mavericks legend Jeff Clark’s favorite spots in Half Moon Bay," 10 July 2018 On Saturday, forecasters predicted a sunny day with a high in the mid-70s and a light afternoon sea breeze, according to Kim Buttrick, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. Lucas Phillips, BostonGlobe.com, "After an ideal weekend, heat (though no wave) is on the way," 7 July 2018

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1661, in the meaning defined above

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sea breeze

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sea breeze

: a light wind that blows from the sea toward land

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