opposing wind

opposing wind

[ə′pōz·iŋ ′wind]
(oceanography)
In wave forecasting, a wind blowing in opposition to the direction that the waves are traveling.
References in classic literature ?
The yards were hard up; and once more the Pequod thrust her undaunted bows into the opposing wind, for the supposed fair one had only been juggling her.
Trump is almost as famous in Scotland for opposing wind developments as he is in the States for trying to be the next president.
Having failed to impress the Gower Society and experts who have real credentials and expertise for opposing wind turbines, he has attacked the Gower Society for not objecting to exploring for gas and other extractions.
The opposition to wind turbines in the countryside has been seen in many stories The Journal has carried from campaigns opposing wind farms - in Northumberland in particular - in recent years.
JOSEPH DICKINSON Holmfirth Noise levels ONE of the main reasons for opposing wind turbines is the noise created.
But no one knows if and when a strong opposing wind will emerge.
Opposing wind farms or solar installations for aesthetic reasons seems to miss the forest for the trees.
Mr Bellamy's time opposing wind farms would perhaps be better spent campaigning in Spain as last year they installed eight times more wind farm capacity than that of the UK, despite us having the best wind resource in Europe.
The bad news for the power players is that, unless there's a strong opposing wind, the fives are short by today's standards and easily reachable even by the Fred Funks of this world, at 528, 534, 554 and the closing 18th hole (formerly the 16th) at 560 ds with its unusual internal out-of-bounds on the right.
5 millimeters); wind that blows in a consistent direction and with sufficient strength (at least 10 mph) to move sand; and an opposing wind or land barrier to halt the sand.
Having failed to impress the Gower Society and experts who have real credentials and expertise for opposing wind turbines, he has now attacked the Gower Society for not objecting to exploring for gas and other extractions.
Margaret Murray, a parish councillor in the Berwick area, has come under fire after opposing wind farms in a newsletter, even though an engine has already been erected on her farm.