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strong breeze

[′strȯŋ ′brēz]
(meteorology)
In the Beaufort wind scale, a wind whose speed is from 22 to 27 knots (25 to 31 miles per hour or 41 to 50 kilometers per hour).
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I have played 36 holes in a really strong breeze and normally I would expect that from links golf and that's how it is played.
The Faithful county played with the strong breeze in the first half and early points from Shane Tierney and Jack Walsh got them off to a solid start, however they struggled to compete with the physical power of Luke Flynn and Paschal Connell at midfield.
The rain kept away yesterday and a strong breeze blew through most of the afternoon.
He had a strong breeze to contend with on both days, while the other half of the Sandwich field enjoyed more favourable conditions.
The event was held on quiet and undulating roads near Boroughbridge in Yorkshire and subject to rain and a strong breeze, but Murray was second on actual time in 55-38, just 15 seconds behind younger competitor Michael Ellerton (Team Swift) and won his age group with a veteran's standard time of +14.
IN A strong breeze and playing off the back tees Portal's Sandeep Grewal returned 37 points to win the Liverpool Alliance at Hillside, one point clear of three tied on 36, Nick Sargent (Eastham Lodge), Alex Evans (Bromborough) and Lee Edwards (Gretner Golf).
Alsop took advantage of a strong breeze early in the second half, but Heenan keeper Liam Howley and Alsop shot-stopper Dominic Eastham were both forced to bring off a string of fine saves.
Despite playing into a strong breeze, the Drovers hit back when Swales turned villain, conceding a penalty try for a deliberate knock-on, which Gareth Morgan converted.
Perpignan gave it everything though, with their Aussie fly-half Manny Edmonds booting four penalties and wing Pascal Bomati grabbing a last-gasp try, but Toulouse did enough during the opening half when they had a strong breeze behind them.
Trailing 13-6 at the interval, the West Wales side's forwards stepped up a gear and managed to keep their opponents on the back foot despite playing into a strong breeze.
Rusedski, desperately short of match practice after a neck injury, lost the opening set and was a break down in the second to Australian teenage qualifier Todd Reid as his Wimbledon build-up looked in danger of being blown away in the strong breeze on Centre Court.
The home team had been under pressure earlier when a strong breeze blew into their faces and helped Merthyr to create chances to score.