Synonyms for prevailing wind
- air stream
- geostrophic wind
- gradient wind
- high-altitude wind
- high-speed wind stream
- upper-atmosphere wind
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PREVAILING WIND
Get a room on star-board or port-side, according to the prevailing wind.
The prevailing wind has been southerly, with sometimes a little east.
Table 3, shows the prevailing wind direction and the hourly maximum velocity.
The prevailing wind of Naples is from the southwest, being the strong counter trades which belong in that latitude.
The prevailing wind making a visit to Niuatobutabu now impossible, he visited Wallis Island, and then bore away to the west.
Such shelter belt is usually placed at the extreme edge of the home yard, toward the heaviest or prevailing wind.
In the south of the Nafud, where Huber found the prevailing wind to be from the south, the falks are turned in that direction.
It blows over New England every few days, and is in some portions of it the prevailing wind.
The mistral, blowing from the north and north-west, is the prevailing wind.
Indeed, he adds, vegetation did not appear to have suffered either from its elevated position, or from any prevailing wind.