Noun(1) the winds from the west that occur in the temperate zones of the Earth
Adjective(1) of wind; from the west(2) moving toward the west
Adverb(1) toward the west(2) from the west
(1) The powerful westerly that blew down from the, icy summits of British Columbia's Coast Mountains in the middle of the night threatened to send our tent and everything in it into Shack Lake.(2) When the high pressure systems move north during winter, southern Australia comes under the influence of westerly winds and rain-bearing cold fronts.(3) They left the trail behind and struck out in a westerly direction.(4) Rough seas and 20-knot westerly winds made the task of moving the female whale into deeper waters impossible.(5) After climbing a steep rise for about twenty minutes the road crested, then began to slope downwards, taking a more westerly direction.(6) The lane behind and to the north of that last row of houses continues for miles in both the easterly and westerly directions, and it serves to provide two points of entry into that primeval world.(7) Research showed that the prevailing westerly would blow the pollution out from the city to the Hauraki Gulf and the sea breeze would bring it back again, so for one to three days it would build up until a sou'wester blew it away again.(8) A light westerly wind blew, gentle as the day, and whipped up the dusts moving them to scattered graves and other surrounding parts of the city.(9) Specifically, westerly winds blow stronger, but changes in wind speed and direction occur all over the planet.(10) And the whole idea is that we're going to be traversing the city on a kind of low-down northerly and an upper westerly , so then the balloonists just choose the height that they fly to steer it.(11) The deep low pressure system then rolled southeast, and the fierce westerly gales on its northern flank inflicted widespread damage in southern and southeastern Australia over the next three days.(12) Palawan, the most westerly island of the archipelago is a local name meaning Gate of Combat.(13) An alternative base for touring from is Denham, Australia's most westerly town.(14) During more intense El NiÔö£ÔûÆo episodes, westerly winds are observed over parts of the equatorial western and central Pacific.(15) After two hours of fishing, the wind freshened up considerably from a westerly direction.(16) If, for instance, the pressure is low towards Iceland and Greenland and high down by the Azores and Portugal, then most of northern Europe can expect strong westerly winds.
(1) westerly :: westelike
1. westward ::
2. westbound ::
Different Formswesterlies, westerly
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