prevailing westerly

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Noun1.prevailing westerly - the winds from the west that occur in the temperate zones of the Earth
west wind, wester - wind that blows from west to east
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When the waters receded, the exposed silt dried and was picked up by the prevailing westerly winds and redeposited over broad areas.
Water temperatures in the North Atlantic have fallen by one to two degrees, and the summer's prevailing westerly winds over the town have cooled.
Because the sun keeps the soil much warmer during winter and the prevailing westerly winds are broken by the higher ground.
Prevailing westerly winds, rarely absent, provided free power for varied purposes.
ISLAMABAD, November 11, 2011 (Balochistan Times): After subsiding the prevailing westerly weather system during next 48 hours, foggy conditions are expected over plain areas of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from next week.
The best areas for the fly angler are the Meadow and Cronkley Point, where some shelter can be found from the prevailing westerly winds.
According to the experts, prevailing westerly wave has further moved north eastwards.
With prevailing westerly winds, fly anglers chose the south shore, and by keeping on the move with floating lines and sedge patterns, fish have been picked up here and there all along the reservoir.
John Cabot, who explored the east coast of North America in 1497, rode the Gulf Stream and prevailing westerly winds of the North Atlantic back to England in only two weeks.
This is a major danger on surf coasts on the West of the island directly exposed to the summer time prevailing Westerly winds.
Into the prevailing Westerly wind this is a tough par four from the new back tee.