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synonyms for westerly

  • westward
  • facing west
  • westbound
  • westernly
  • westernmost
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antonyms for westerly

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  • easterly
  • eastern
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How to use westerly in a sentence

North and westerly breezes stay very light until a noticeable gust or two possible nearer sunset.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: INCREASINGLY COMFORTABLE AS WE HEAD INTO THE WEEKENDA. CAMDEN WALKERJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The area’s prevailing westerly winds then bring all that moist air ashore as low-level clouds — fog with occasional drizzle — that usually burns off as temperatures rise throughout the morning.
U.S. OPEN START DELAYED AS ‘JUNE GLOOM’ DESCENDS ON TORREY PINESMATT BONESTEELJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Upper 80s to low 90s are possible, with a westerly breeze near 5 mph not being quite refreshing enough to offset some of this summer resurgence, arguably.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: A FEW STRONG STORMS (AGAIN) POSSIBLE TODAY BEFORE A DRIER WEEKENDA. CAMDEN WALKERJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Calming westerly breezes help us feel less cold, in conjunction with milder low temperatures bottoming out before dawn in the upper 30s to mid-40s.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: MORE SPRINGLIKE IN THE DAYS AHEAD. RAIN CHANCES ARRIVE LATE SATURDAY.A. CAMDEN WALKERAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
High temperatures are in the upper 70s to low 80s but westerly winds gust near 50 mph as sustained winds approach 30 mph for a time.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: WIND ADVISORY ACCOMPANIES TODAY’S WARMTH. TOMORROW’S A GEM.A. CAMDEN WALKERMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The sun was printing over the floor the shadow skeleton of the juniper-tree by the westerly window.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
But from south-westerly winds, were no further advanced by the 8th than the meridian of Cape Chatham.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Among the Northumberland Islands, we have experienced westerly winds, but they blew in light breezes with fine weather.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The westerly wind turned out very light, and without a good sailing breeze racing becomes peaceful repose.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
There was a soft westerly breeze at the time, which gave a short beat out to the Needles.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
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WORDS RELATED TO WESTERLY

  • facing west
  • westbound
  • westerly
  • westernly
  • westernmost
  • westward
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