unfavorable winds

unfavorable winds

[¦ən′fȧv·rə·bəl ′winz]
(navigation)
Winds which delay the progress of a craft in a desired direction; used chiefly in connection with sailing vessels.
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If that's not enough, unfavorable winds often arise that are strong enough to significantly prolong the time over the lake.
And so, spending by government or by households would strengthen domestic demand, and exactly, that would the shield against the unfavorable winds in the global economy,' Pernia said.
The crossing was mainly dominated by unfavorable winds in grey skies.
That's a classic signature of the weather pattern called El NiAaAaAeA~o with warmer waters to feed storms and favorable winds in the Pacific and unfavorable winds in the Atlantic, Masters and others said.
Airline expert's analyzed updated satellite imagery in consultation with the Volcanic Ash Advisory Center in Darwin which showed unfavorable winds are pushing a volcanic ash cloud in Indonesian airspace closer to Denpasar airport.
This was the first time I had launched with unfavorable winds.
25 -- (BNA) The daily newspapers in the sisterly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia issued this morning discussed in their editorials the 33rd GCC Summit currently being hosted in the Kingdom of Bahrain which began yesterday at the Sakhir Palace, asserting that the Gulf Union has become a popular demand and a security and political exigency in order to fortify the region's countries against unfavorable winds.
Trudy faced unfavorable winds in the last two hours of her swim as well.
Firefighters understand that with dry terrain and unfavorable winds wildfires are bound to occur.
Each spring and autumn migrant songbirds drop in, especially if unfavorable winds buffet their journey.
For attacks on HDBTs in remote, lightly populated areas, casualties can range from as few as hundreds at low weapon yields to hundreds of thousands at high yields and with unfavorable winds.