Frontal winds, these winds can be very strong and can cause property damage.
Frontal winds. These winds were violent and often caused property damage.
A medicane or Mediterranean hurricane. It caused the ship to wreck and everyone landed on the island called Melita.
Acts 27:14 But before very long there rushed down from the land a violent wind, called Euraquilo;
I think Luke is referring to the frontal winds that develop during the winter season. These winds are violent and intense, and are known to close down shipping on the Mediterranean Sea and cause property damage. Occasionally a low pressure storm intensifies to become a medicane (Mediterranean hurricane) and it’s likely that this is the type of storm that Luke is referencing in this passage.
Frontal winds that most likely was a medican which destroyed the ship on which he was sailing
Frontal winds. It was a medicane. High fierce winds. Paul faced this wind on the ship he was on. Because the commander did not listen to Paul’s advice the ship was lost.Paul was able to witness to others about his faith.
Luke refers to it as a hurricane. Since this was a hurricane in the Mediterranean, it is considered to be a Medicane. This type of storm is a frontal wind.
Mediterranean wind, unexpected journeys.
“14 Before very long, a wind of hurricane force, called the Northeaster, swept down from the island. ” – This must be a hurricane. Apostle Paul gave the warning to the centurion, but he did not listen. He rather follow the advice of the pilot and the owner of the cargo ship. This hurricane sank the ship, but it made the Gospel to reach Malta, which was not a destination for Julius, the centurion.
A Mediterranean hurricane – medicane – called a ‘northeaster’ in my Bible and was mostly likely a frontal wind, as these are the winds that close down shipping.
This is a severe winter wind that can cause medicanes. it was a violent wind that caused a lot of havoc.
Acts 27:14: “But not long after, a tempestuous head wind arose, called Euroclydon.”
The wind is likely to be the frontal wind during the winter season, a strong wind. At that time, if the boat encountered such wind while sailing on the Mediterranean Sea, the ship would always be turned over.