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weather tide

noun, Nautical.
a tide moving against the direction of the wind.
Origin of weather tide
First recorded in 1805-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • To get under way wind-rode, with a weather tide; that is, a tide setting to windward.

    The Seaman's Friend Richard Henry Dana

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