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A semipermanent area of high pressure located over the Azores in winter and early spring.Compare with Bermuda High
- ‘Well, this year Azores High doesn't seem to be extending as far up north as is needed to give us better weather.’
- ‘A stronger Azores High will cause stronger trade wind flow and more upwelling off of the Northwest African coast.’
- ‘Around mid-May the Azores High gradually becomes more dominant and the Euro-Asian High loses its influence, resulting in very stable weather.’
- ‘Between 16 June and 24 July, the Azores High extended 5 times into the Gulf of Biscay and over France.’
- ‘The Hawaiian and Azores High intensify and expand northward into their relative ocean basins.’
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