Definition of strong gale in English:

strong gale

Syllabification: strong gale


  • A wind of force 9 on the Beaufort scale (41-47 knots or 47-54 mph).
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    • And it's possible it could become what we call extra tropical, but it would still be a very strong gale force storm at that time.
    • It's hard to tell if it was from strong gale force winds or if it was some sort of tornadic activity.
    • An exceptionally strong gale of wind blew through and uprooted an old palm tree.

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