Definition of berg wind in English:

berg wind


South African
  • A hot dry northerly wind blowing from the interior to coastal districts.

    • ‘The central and southern coasts will experience berg wind conditions for much of the period.’
    • ‘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.’