maritime air

maritime air

[′mar·ə‚tīm ′er]
(meteorology)
A type of air whose characteristics are developed over an extensive water surface and which, therefore, has the basic maritime quality of high moisture content in at least its lower levels.
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During the latter part of next week we also see some deep Atlantic lows developing and pushing polar maritime air towards us.
The UK is likely to be near the boundary between this tropical continental air mass and a tropical maritime air mass over the Atlantic, but we do expect to see temperatures rise across the whole of the UK for the start of July.
As we were conducting routine maritime air patrols and flying in international airspace, our air force aircraft were challenged over the radio," Vice Admiral Alexander Lopez told a Senate hearing in Manila on Thursday.
MEt office forecaster Laura Young said a tropical maritime air mass was responsible for creating condi tions normally seen in July and August.
The weather pattern from Wednesday will be very similar to two weeks ago with a very unstable polar maritime air mass dragged all the way from North West Canada.
In the rank of Air Vice Marshal, he has held the appointment of Air Officer Commanding HQ Maritime Air Operations and Air Officer Commanding J&K Area.
A Met Office spokesman said: "Polar maritime air will make it feel colder with a chance of snow in the North, especially on higher ground.
One year ago: China said it had sent warplanes into its newly declared maritime air defense zone, days after the U.
The Met Office said Polar maritime air from Greenland and the Arctic Ocean would make 11-13C highs today feel like 7-10C in cold breezes.
1) While statistics like this present an optimistic view of air combat, we are reminded that maritime air superiority purchased during wartime took more than two and a half years of sustained combat operations and proved costly in both blood and treasure.
It included above water warfare, maritime air operations, scenario based exercises, tactical games/maneuvers as well as Search & Rescue exercises.
HMS Dragon is considered to be one of the world's best ships when it comes to maritime air defence.

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