Examples from the Web for northwesterly
They were located just one mile outside the city in a northwesterly direction.S.O.S. Stand to!|Reginald Grant
There is northwesterly wind to-day again, but not quite so much of it.
A creek ran out of its northwesterly end, flowing in that direction.The Long Labrador Trail|Dillon Wallace
Westerly wind, with northwesterly by way of a pleasant variety; such is our daily fare week after week.
From this point the line of extreme flow runs off in a northeasterly and northwesterly direction.Nature's Miracles, Volume 1|Elisha Gray