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weather tide

noun, Nautical.
1.
a tide moving against the direction of the wind.
Origin of weather tide
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15
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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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