How to use Trade-wind in a sentence
In the Marquesas group the trade-wind is constant.
The south-east trade-wind blows obliquely across the Atlantic Ocean until it reaches Brazil.
The hottest and wettest months are from December to March, but there is usually a fresh trade-wind blowing and the climate is healthy.
The island lies within the immediate influence of the south-east trade-wind.
The absence of rain here is ascribed to the action of the lofty uplands of the Andes on the trade-wind, and to the influence of the cold Humboldt current sweeping northward along the west coast of the continent.Advertisement
The trade-wind regions correspond pretty closely with westward-flowing currents, while in the equatorial calm belts there are eastward-running countercurrents, these lying north of the equator in the Atlantic and Pacific, but south of the equator in the Indian Ocean.
According to Ekman's calculation with a trade-wind blowing at 16 m.
In the trade-wind region we find the characteristic heavy rainfall on the weather sides of the islands, and a shorter rainy season at the season of highest sun on the lee side.
We sailed over 5,000 miles recently and the majority of the time with the twizzle rig set in trade wind sailing.