Science / Weather / Land Breeze: A diurnal coastal breeze that blows offshore, from the land to the sea. It is caused by the temperature difference when the sea surface is warmer than the adjacent land. Predominate during the night, it reaches its maximum about dawn. It blows in the opposite direction of a sea breeze.
Breeze Noun Synonyms: breath, puff, zephyr, wind, draught, gust, cat's-paw
Land Noun Synonyms: earth, (solid) ground, terra firma
Land Verb Synonyms: dirt, earth, soil, turf, sod, loam, mould
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