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gale

a strong wind, specifically one of force seven to ten on the Beaufort scale or from 45 to 90 kilometres per hour

gale

[gāl]
(meteorology)
An unusually strong wind.
In storm-warning terminology, a wind of 28-47 knots (52-87 kilometers per hour).
In the Beaufort wind scale, a wind whose speed is 28-55 knots (52-102 kilometers per hour).

gale

Persistent strong winds with a mean speed exceeding 30 knots or gusts of 43 to 51 knots. Its value is 8 on Beufort's scale. Gales are normally associated with strong pressure gradients, depressions, and storms. See also Beufort's scale.
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