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prevailing wind

[pri′vāl·iŋ ′wind]
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Expect more rains in the coming days with the gradual shift of the prevailing winds to southwest monsoon or habagat.
Pagasa forecaster Aldczar Aurelio said Onyok was carrying moderate to heavy rains within a 75-km diameter, would not likely intensify into a tropical storm because the prevailing wind shear would break up the gathering cloud formation.
Rubbish is regularly blown in the prevailing wind direction, and a huge cloud of gulls circles almost constantly over the site.
ScentCone shows you a visual wind forecast at any of your saved hunting locations based on prevailing wind direction for up to 72 hours into the future.
Jovel Arias, mayor, said that because of the prevailing wind conditions in the area, "there are many investors interested in developing wind farms," adding that "the Tilawind wind farm is also underway, having already had its environmental impact study approved.
Development Manager Richard Fearnall said: "We are seeing a mix of applications going in for multiple installations of small machines where it may be more beneficial to install one machine that is not significantly larger in scale but has a higher energy output and is better suited to the prevailing wind conditions.
Saleh Al-Ujairi, but it will remain clear with fair to light winds the remaining days of the week.Speaking to KUNA, Al-Ujairi said the prevailing wind would bee fair to light north westerly to northerly, with speed of 10-35 km/h.The sky will be clear blue while the temperature will be 10-28c, warm during the day and moderate to cold during the night.As of Thursday, the weather will change and scattered clouds will gradually form briefly as a result of south and southeastern winds in which humidity will be noticeable.
Entries describe the region and list best cruising months, local languages and currency, average temperature and prevailing wind, ratings on navigational difficulty, family friendliness, and facilities for diving, dining, and sightseeing, and relevant Admiralty charts.
This is taking into consideration the prevailing wind.
The building's external form is justified in response to detailed wind modelling to reduce the negative force of the site's prevailing wind.
THE James Fanshawe-trained Prevailing Wind was a major eyecatcher in the 6f maiden at Newmarket last night, and on fast ground I'd take him to beat the highly regarded winner Captain Brilliance if they meet again in the not-too-distant future.
Levels varied according to whether the GM field was upwind or downwind of the non-GM field, given the direction of the prevailing wind over the flowering period of the crop.