Synonyms for gales:
blizzards, gusts, drafts, Chinooks, Tornadoes, cyclones, airs, twisters, trade winds, tempests, breezes, Hurricanes, whirlwinds, winds, storms, squalls.
Usage examples for gales:
- Only read, sir, what was done in the North, Newcastle way, during the gales last October. - "Heroes of the Goodwin Sands", Thomas Stanley Treanor.
- There is no Harbour: a vessel of 250 tons cannot approach within a mile of the landing- place; the open roadstead is exposed to the terrible north wind, and when gales blow from the west and south, it is almost unapproachable. - "First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar", Richard F. Burton.