blowing spray

blowing spray

[¦blō·iŋ ¦sprā]
(meteorology)
Spray lifted from the sea surface by the wind and blown about in such quantities that horizontal visibility is restricted.
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Given sufficiently cold temperatures, the spray that we might enjoy on a summer day instead becomes a threat to the vessel as it freezes on contact and grows in size and weight with blowing spray from each new crashing wave.