fresh gale


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to fresh gale: near gale, moderate gale

fresh gale

[¦fresh ′gāl]
(meteorology)
In the Beaufort wind scale, a wind whose speed is from 34 to 40 knots (39 to 46 miles per hour, or 63 to 74 kilometers per hour).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Eight is described as a 'fresh gale' with a speed of between 39mph and 46mph which causes twigs to break off trees and makes walking difficult.
People living in Whitby suffered their worst flooding in a decade after fresh gales hit the area yesterday.
As engineers battled to restore power to houses affected by weekend storms, fresh gales early yesterday cut off another 1,000 homes in Northumberland.
The eight men and a winchman from the private helicopter that landed them aboard were trapped when fresh gales hit the Cornish coast.