Examples from the Web for northwestward
They saw that Abe Blower had taken up a long bit of brushwood and was waving it in a circle to the northwestward.Dave Porter in the Gold Fields|Edward Stratemeyer
By night, after having eaten dinner beside a turbid, brackish pool, they had made more than twenty miles to northwestward.Darkness and Dawn|George Allan England
The country through which it flows lay to the northwestward of Genghis Khan's dominions, and beyond the confines of it.Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series|Jacob Abbott
The war-fleet had drawn much nearer, in a rough crescent to northwestward, its sails taut.Cursed|George Allan England
The main migration route is through the Mississippi Valley, northwestward in the spring and southeastward in the fall.