Puelche

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puelche

An east wind that has crossed the Andes; the Andean foehn of the South American west coast.

This term is sometimes used for a land breeze in areas where the Andes descend sharply into the Pacific Ocean. The corresponding sea breeze is the virazon.
See fog wind.

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