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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.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Summers are pleasantly cool because of the
The over-water development of a
in an off-shore gradient flow.
As a result, a
occurs during the day while a land breeze happens at night.
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
option is being used, winds within the
regions are not smoothed.
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