noun, plural south·er·lies.
Examples from the Web for southerly
While we were at breakfast a southerly squall burst open the kitchen door.A Poor Man's House|Stephen Sydney Reynolds
The southerly winds are warm at all seasons if blowing hard, but very cold if blowing lightly in winter.Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory|Lucien Turner
Starting from the mills at Livermore, a logging-road is followed nearly two miles on the southerly side of Sawyers River.The Heart of the White Mountains, Their Legend and Scenery|Samuel Adams Drake
At first he struck across the waterways in a southerly direction and for awhile Jan and the others were able to keep him in sight.The Laughing Cavalier|Baroness Orczy
By taking a southerly route, and going up the Gulf of Tarentum, this distance might be traversed wholly by sea.Pyrrhus|Jacob Abbott