open bay

open bay

[′ō·pən ′bā]
(geography)
An indentation between two capes or headlands which is so broad and open that waves coming directly into it are nearly as high near its center as they are in adjacent parts of the open sea.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Immediately within this cape is a wide, open bay, terminating at Chinook Point, so called from a neighboring tribe of Indians.
They had eleven miles of open bay to traverse; the wind was fresh, the waves ran high.
They were well out in the open bay. The west wind had strengthened and was whitecapping the strong ebb tide.
The traditional and modern outbuildings include seven traditional stables, a further brick and stone storage building, Dutch barn and an open bay steel portal frame building.
Once fixed, the open bay doors would allow the port to inspect more containers which directly translates to the faster release of shipments, Austria said.
Reports suggest the motor was fired up and that Roy left - believed to be heading to one of two yachts which he normally docked in the open bay.
The average sound level on the children's wards at night was 48.24 decibels and up to 50.35 decibels for open bay beds.
Now on the market for PS1.25m, it also has four 17th century stone barns, an open bay car barn for six cars and croquet lawn.
Now on the market PS1.25m, it also has four 17th century stone barns, an open bay car barn six cars and croquet lawn.
There were four wards that were long, open bay buildings that we were all in, and each one held about 30-40 paralyzed veterans.
Estate agents Savills say that adjacent to the property is Molly's Mews which is "a detached timber framed building incorporating a single garage, two open bay carports and a secure home office".