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Curiousbush
What words we can use for the bad weather on the sea?
Sep 23, 2019 1:50 PM
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No one has mentioned "gale" A strong wind about 40 mph with rough seas. A gale is Force 8 on the Beaufort scale.
September 23, 2019
If you want to talk about the waves being big, you can say “rough seas.” If you want to talk about it being windy and rainy, you can use general-purpose terms like “storm,” or you can also use some terms that are sea-related like “squall” (a sudden storm) or “tempest” (an old-fashioned word for storm that is often used in relation to the sea)>.
September 23, 2019
...or how about 'choppy'? If the sea is choppy, it's rough with small waves.
September 23, 2019
ominous, treacherous, torrential, apocalyptic. just a few adjectives that might be useful :) ominous sky treacherous waves torrential downpour apocalyptic winds
September 23, 2019
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