EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WEATHER GAUGE
The British manoeuvred to get the weather gauge; Villaret-Joyeuse to keep it.
If we can get through the line we'll have the weather gauge of them.
There seemed every chance that we should be upon the longship before they knew what we were about, for we had the weather gauge.
A very interesting invention of a scientific instrument of some precision by Leonardo was what may be called a weather gauge.
Commander, you handled him like a babby, kept the weather gauge, and hulled him every shot.
For many hours the wind blew easterly, but at three in the afternoon it shifted to the south and gave the enemy the weather gauge.