virazon

virazon

[vir·ə′zȯn]
(meteorology)
The very strong southwesterly sea breeze experienced where the coastal chains of the Andes Mountains descend steeply to the sea; it sets in about 10 a.m. and reaches its greatest strength at about 3 p.m.
A westerly sea breeze of Spain and Portugal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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They lived and worked on platforms cantilevered out over the sea and were supplied by the Institute's research vessel, Virazon, and a regular groceries boat from Kas.