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Land Breeze

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Category: Weather Weather
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Tag(s) Weather Phenomena

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A coastal breeze blowing from land to sea, caused by the temperature difference when the sea surface is warmer than the adjacent land.

A land breeze usually blows by night and alternates with sea breeze, which blows in the opposite direction by day.

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