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Another week of westerly gales, alternating with brief periods of calm, has elapsed, making a total of six weeks off the Horn.
We had a splendid but perfectly uneventful run from the Rock, a westerly wind and fine weather prevailing during the whole trip.
UNDER THE METEOR FLAGHARRY COLLINGWOOD
We had had a pretty long passage, with westerly gales, which kept all hands employed.
WILL WEATHERHELMW.H.G. KINGSTON
It is washed by the Pacific, an evaporating surface, and westerly and south-west breezes are drawn in from that ocean over it.
THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE WEATHERTHOMAS BELDEN BUTLER
It is generally preceded by unsettled weather, and westerly or southerly winds.
I propose to say something as to the natives at each of these points, beginning with Berlin Harbour, the most westerly of them.
The prizes left the fleet ten days ago, and must be expected the first westerly winds.
On the other side of the westerly hills was a great level stretch of country upon which herds of elephants used to graze.
MR. MUNCHAUSEN JOHN KENDRICK BANGS
All are east of the Andean ranges and partially sheltered from the westerly storms.
It was broad, and we followed it a long way in a westerly direction, but without finding a suitable crossing.
FARTHEST NORTHFRIDTJOF NANSEN

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