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lake breeze

a thermally produced wind blowing during the day from the surface of a large lake to the shore, caused by the difference in the rates of heating of the surfaces of the lake and of the land.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Summers are pleasantly cool because of the lake breeze.
  • The over-water development of a lake breeze in an off-shore gradient flow.
  • As a result, a lake breeze occurs during the day while a land breeze happens at night.
  • First, the lake breeze boundary served as a forcing mechanism for ascent.
  • There is usually some upwind motion over the land and subsidence over the water accompanying the sea breeze or lake breeze.
  • If the lake breeze option is being used, winds within the lake breeze regions are not smoothed.

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