north-northwesterly

north-northwesterly

n, pl -lies
1. (Physical Geography) a wind or storm coming from the north-northwest
2. (Nautical Terms) a wind or storm coming from the north-northwest
adj
3. (Physical Geography) in, to, or towards the north-north west
4. (Physical Geography) (of a wind) coming from the northwest
adv
5. (Physical Geography) to the north-northwest; in a north-northwesterly direction
6. (Nautical Terms) to the north-northwest; in a north-northwesterly direction
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on Saturday night and the impact of the cyclone lasted for over seven hours before it moved in a north-northwesterly direction.
Radar data depicting the accident airplanes show it on a north-northwesterly heading.
Gentle winds would blow at north-northwesterly direction with some variability.