Nautical words


Wind. Air that is perceptibly in motion. See Beaufort Scale. Wind Bound



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Wind. Air that is perceptibly in motion. See Beaufort Scale.

Wind Bound. Confined to a port or anchorage by adversity of wind.

Wind Chute. Metal scoop that fits in a port or scuttle and projects outboard, thus deflecting air into a compartment when ship or air is moving.

Wind Dog. An incomplete rainbow, or part of a rainbow. Some times seen in English Channel, where it is supposed to indicate approach of a storm.

Wind Force. Velocity of wind as indicated by Beaufort Scale, in which 1 is a light air, and 12 is a hurricane; intermediate velocities having appropriate intermediate numbers.

Wind Gall 386 Winger




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