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A hot dry northerly wind blowing from the interior to coastal districts.
- ‘They are caused by a phenomenon called berg winds - hot dry winds blowing off the country's interior plateau roughly at right angles to the coast.’
- ‘The outward air-flow from the anti-cyclonic core can provide berg wind conditions along the coast.’
- ‘Many named winds: chinook, fohn and the berg wind for example, identify this adiabatic condition.’
- ‘The westerly dune migration direction is probably driven by the easterly berg winds, which are dominant in the winter.’
- ‘The central and southern coasts will experience berg wind conditions for much of the period.’
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