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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It will feel much chillier than of late in the cool north-northwesterly breeze.
this morning (July 6), Typhoon Maria is about 2,410 south-southeast of Eluanbi the southernmost tip of Taiwan with maximum wind gusts of 198 kilometers per hour and is moving at a speed of 13 kilometers per hour in a north-northwesterly direction towards Japan's Ryukyu Islands.
A weather forecaster at the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) told Gulf News that the UAE is currently experiencing the Shammal season, which is when north-northwesterly winds blow across the country.
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.
The typhoon is currently moving in a north-northwesterly path at 7 kilometers per hour.
The United States Global Forecast System (GFS) predicts that the Pacific high-pressure system will be weak and therefore it expects the storm to move in a north-northwesterly direction toward the southern Japanese Island of Kyushu.