northeaster

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northeaster

a strong wind or storm from the northeast

northeaster

[nor′thē·stər or nȯ′rē·stər]
(meteorology)
A northeast wind, particularly a strong wind or gale. Also spelled nor'easter.

northeaster

A northeast wind, particularly a strong wind or gale. Also spelled nor'easter.
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The Gulf Stream plays a vital role in the development of northeasters.
We know that literally the northeasters are not eating up the dunes to get at people's houses, that the sea has no animosity toward people living on the coast, and that Denali National Park means backpackers no harm.
Fall's first wet northeaster should arrive this month, and that will send a message to the shrimp that it's time to go to sea.
It's a time where you pick your days between northeasters.
The first northeasters show up and slam shut windows of opportunity for offshore fishing.
Those trolling for striking fish won't find many dolphin, but some big wahoo will be caught along with black fin tuna when boats can sneak out between northeasters.

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