white squall


noun Nautical.

a whirlwind at sea or a violent disturbance of small radius not accompanied by clouds but indicated merely by whitecaps and turbulent water.

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British Dictionary definitions for white squall

white squall

noun

a violent highly localized weather disturbance at sea, in which the surface of the water is whipped to a white spray by the winds
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