Counter sea

(Naut.) a sea running in an opposite direction from the wind.

See also: Counter

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Discussions will also include the Arab plan to foster the culture of human rights in the security action, enhance security bureaus' performance in light of recent Arab and international developments, and security measures to counter sea piracy in Arab region, said the statement.
In his view Pakistan had overcome its earlier deficiency to counter sea and land based missile attacks as experienced in 1971.
Japan's state-backed Institute for Cetacean Research had released a photo of the two men sitting inside the ship and being served tea to counter Sea Shepherd's account that they were being mistreated.
And once again, the Navy discovered it had no effective capability to counter sea mines threatening access by high value ships to littoral waters.