Land breeze

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land breeze

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

Therefore, it usually blows by night and alternates with sea breeze, which blows in the opposite direction by day.
See puelche, karif.

Defant, F. 1951. Compendium of Meteorology. 655–662.

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