The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov

Bora

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24237-8_92

Bora – a heavy katabatic cold wind blowing from the mountains to the coast and spreading over the water surface at the distance of 40–50 km. It usually blows during the frontogenesis. The wind velocity may reach 60 m/s and the gusts 100 m/s.

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