Squall (noun): a sudden, violent gust of wind or a localized storm

Now that I live in North Carolina, I get the chance to venture onto a boat and ride through the blustery squalls blowing in from the ocean.

P.S. I have actually been on a boat in the ocean! We didn’t go very far since it was for a class, but the sea was choppy and the waves were rough and I got a little bit seasick 😦