moderate breeze


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moderate breeze

n.
A wind with a speed from 11 to 16 knots (13 to 18 miles per hour; 20 to 30 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.

moderate breeze

n
(Physical Geography) a wind of force four on the Beaufort scale
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Noun1.moderate breeze - wind moving 13-18 knotsmoderate breeze - wind moving 13-18 knots; 4 on the Beaufort scale
breeze, gentle wind, zephyr, air - a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
Beaufort scale, wind scale - an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)
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Out on the course, race officer Denis Thompson AP'd waiting for the wind to fill in and by late morning there was a moderate breeze, enough to get the fleet into sequence.
Sunshine and a moderate breeze made perfect conditions for sailing with 70 sailors racing 57 boats around Winscar.
the temperature was 91F (33C) with a moderate breeze.
McIlroy missed only one green on the water-lined back nine as he compiled a one-under-par 69 in a moderate breeze at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens.
The relatively benign conditions - warm sun and moderate breeze, were of little comfort as I found my tutor, Jake Oliver, thinking quietly to myself he did not look like the required miracle worker.
For example, at a speed of around 19 mph (a moderate breeze on the Beaufort Scale, Force 4) power generated is only 50% of capacity.
Twenty young sailors from clubs across the region took to the water in a moderate breeze.
Close proximity to a sharp break into deeper water is extremely important now; it lets non-timber-dwelling fish slide in when a moderate breeze pushes in, and during low-light periods.
It is not thought that the weather played any role in Mr Richmond's disappearance - the wind strength on Sunday morning was measured as a moderate breeze.
In a moderate breeze at the Kapalua Plantation course on Maui, Singh's 36-hole total of 15-under at 131 is two shots better than Mike Weir.