sea breeze


Definition of sea breeze

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

Examples of sea breeze in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, forecasters will be watching for a few showers and storms to develop, especially near the coast with the sea breeze and in parts of southern Alabama. Leigh Morgan, al, 13 June 2022 Forecasters predicted those figures will rapidly climb into the 90s after a sea breeze from the southeast switches to a southwestern wind coming in over the land, according to Kristie Smith, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service. Globe Staff,, 22 May 2022 All that torque carried us through coastal mountains as if propelled by a swift sea breeze. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 7 May 2022 Thanks to a persistent sea breeze, combined with cloud coverage that blocked the sun’s rays, some parts of the region were mercifully shielded from unprecedented heat. Globe Staff,, 23 May 2022 Do Son captures the scent of Diptyque co-founder Yves Coueslant’s childhood summers in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam: sea breeze, with floral scents of jasmine, tuberose and orange blossom. Los Angeles Times, 28 Apr. 2022 Mr Burberry Indigo by Burberry is inspired by the fresh sea breeze of the English coast. The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 May 2022 The National Weather Service says temperature records could fall countywide, including in San Diego, where the offshore winds will blunt the sea breeze. Gary Robbins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Apr. 2022 Our feeling after using this product was one of cool, sea breeze freshness. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of sea breeze

1661, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

17 Jun 2022

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“Sea breeze.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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