Strong easterly winds drove the fire down the westerly slopes of the Carmel Range.
Fortunately for our animals, the weather in the westerly belt was subject to very frequent changes.
They therefore pressed on westerly, hoping soon to reach the Mississippi.
It followed along the banks of that stream, in a westerly direction.
When snow began to fall with a westerly wind, that was sign number one.
To the south this range seemed to get higher, and we could see some snow capped mountains to the south of our westerly course.
Leeway on the starboard tack is the same as westerly Variation.
A large bow window overlooks the park under a sou'-westerly sky.
We will first visit Morocco, the most westerly of Moslem countries.
All are of three lancets, except the most westerly pair, which have six.
late 15c., "in a westerly direction; facing toward the west," from Middle English wester (adj.) "western" (mid-14c.), from Old English westra, variant of westerne (see western) + -ly (2). Cf. Old Norse (adv.). Middle English also had a verb wester "to go west." Related: Westerlies (n.). Somewhat contradictory sense of "coming from the west" attested by 1570s.
A wind, especially a prevailing wind, that blows from the west. The prevailing winds in the middle latitudes are westerlies. See illustration at wind.