Definition

Lee Gauge

Lee \Lee\, a. (Naut.)
Of or pertaining to the part or side opposite to that against
which the wind blows; -- opposed to weather; as, the lee
side or lee rail of a vessel.

Lee gauge. See Gauge, n. (Naut.)

Lee shore, the shore on the lee side of a vessel.

Lee tide, a tide running in the same direction that the
wind blows.

On the lee beam, directly to the leeward; in a line at
right angles to the length of the vessel and to the
leeward.

Nautical. the position of one vessel as being to the windward (weather gauge) or to the leeward (lee gauge) of another vessel on an approximately parallel course.