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The winds in Corsica.

A TRAMUNTANA (The TRAMONTANE) beyond the mountains..
The Tramontane is a north wind that comes, as its name suggests mountains of the Alps!
It is a cold, dry and violent wind, which blows in any season on Corsica. 

U GREGALE (Greek) 
This Tyrrhenian wind from north-east blows on Corsica in autumn and spring.
This is a cold, dry wind. 
This very humid eastern wind is the cause of storms and heavy rainfall.
It blows most frequently in late autumn, winter and spring.
There is only a day or two left but he is still feared, especially sailors.
The Levant results from the presence of a depression on the Bay of Biscay and an anticyclone over Eastern Europe.

This warm, humid south / southeast wind is often accompanied by sand, red dust from the Sahara and is accompanied by hot temperatures. 
The LIBECCIU Wind South West and West on the Cape and Balagne, violent, dry and mild in summer, charged with humidity in winter bringing heavy rainfall.
This southwest wind is the most frequent wind in Corsica (60% of windy days).
U LIBECCIU is the Corsican wind par excellence especially in the south of Corsica in Balagne and on the Corsica cape.
It is very violent in Bastia where it is relatively hot (consequence of the effect of Fœhn produced by the chain of Cap Corse).

This wind is a warm, dry wind from the west, which is very often married to the Libecciu.
Anglais The Maestrale (from its Corsican name) comes from the North-West. it is a sudden wind, violent, dry in summer, wetter in winter, promotes good visibility.
It causes a strong swell in Balagne. This wind in Corsica, often stronger in winter and spring, can last several days or even more than a week.

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