Supergradient wind | Article about supergradient wind by The Free Dictionary
supergradient wind[¦sü·pər′grād·ē·ənt ′wind]
A wind of greater speed than the gradient wind required by the existing pressure gradient and centrifugal force.
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Schwendike and Kepert (2008) showed that the strength of the supergradient wind
flow was related to the inertial stability in an investigation of Hurricane Danielle (1988) and Hurricane Isabel (2003).
2012), the formation of unbalanced supergradient wind
(e.g., Huang et al.
No valley jets have been reported in the Whitehorse Valley; however, Wahl noted that supergradient winds
existed in mountain passes oriented along the prevailing pressure gradients.