The land-breeze blew fresh, and now and then belts of warm mist trailed across the beach.
"There's a whiff of land-breeze stirring," Grief said, looking at Pankburn.
At last they succeeded in heaving up their anchors, and, favoured by the land-breeze, they soon cleared the bay.
At noon a sea-breeze, fair; at five o'clock a land-breeze, foul.
A strange smell hung about the houses, for the street was narrow and the land-breeze did not sweep it clean.
For now near night, the land-breeze has commenced blowing off-shore.
If you wait, sir, till the land-breeze fills your sails, you will wait another moon.
She drove out with the land-breeze and met the rollers on the bar.
She sniffed the land-breeze, and found it sweet but insipid in her nostrils after the tonic freshness of the sea-air.
What a picture did the brig make as she spread her snowy canvas to the land-breeze!
The breeze that blows from the land toward the sea after sunset. The land cools more quickly than the ocean, cooling the air above it. The warmer air above the water continues to rise, and cooler air from over the land replaces it, creating a breeze. (Compare sea breeze.)