lee side

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Noun1.lee side - the side of something that is sheltered from the wind
side, face - a surface forming part of the outside of an object; "he examined all sides of the crystal"; "dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
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0 meters between the windward and leeward breakwater,- The expansion and configuration of the existing ramp lifting vessels (chute)- The removal and reuse of natural boulders the existing lee breakwater and construction of a new total length of 80 m,- The required E / M installations for the inland port area,- Dredging of the basin.
A study by Holtmeier and Broil (1992) looked at the tree islands' ability to control microsite conditions within the forest-tundra ecotone and how conditions vary between the interior and the windward and leeward sides.
The topography in the model was an idealized triangular mountain with a north-south oriented ridge line and windward and leeward slopes of 20[degrees] and 35[degrees], respectively.
Sailing will take place in the bay off the club's marina in Sitra, with three windward and leeward races each day in the event's various fleets, including Lasers and Picos class, Beach Multihulls, Club Handicap and IRC.