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 (south-ē′stər-lē, sou-ē′-)
1. Situated toward the southeast.
2. Coming or being from the southeast.

south·east′er·ly adv.
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(ˌsaʊθˈiːstəlɪ; ˌsaʊˈiːstəlɪ)
adj, adv
in, towards, or (esp of a wind) from the southeast
n, pl -lies
(Physical Geography) a strong wind or storm from the southeast
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(ˌsaʊθˈi stər li; Naut. ˌsaʊ-)

adj., adv.
toward or from the southeast.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.southeasterly - coming from the southeast; "southeasterly breezes"
south - situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south; "the south entrance"
2.southeasterly - situated in or oriented toward the southeast
south - situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south; "the south entrance"
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A. ADJ [wind] → del sudeste, del sureste
in a southeasterly directionhacia el sudeste or sureste, rumbo al sudeste or sureste, en dirección sudeste or sureste
B. Nviento m del sudeste or sureste
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Not a sign of life was manifest upon her as she drifted slowly with the light breeze in a southeasterly direction.
He clambered about among the ruins for half an hour, hoping that he might discover some forgotten weapon, but his search was without fruit, and so he took up his quest once more, following up the stream, which flowed from a southeasterly direction.
The northwesterly wind in the morning will be replaced with the southeasterly wind.
Wind: Light to moderate southeasterly, becoming Northeasterly and Northerly winds, freshening at times, causing blowing dust and sand with a speed of 18 30, reaching 40 km/hr.
Wind: Light to moderate Southeasterly, becoming Northerly to Northeasterly winds freshening at times causing blowing dust and sand with a speed of 20 - 30, reaching 42 km/hr.
Therefore, it will be relatively hot in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be hot in other parts of the Kingdom with southeasterly moderate winds.
Weather unstable, chance of light thunder rain KUWAIT, April 11 (KUNA) -- The weather in Kuwait is seeing increasing clouds with a chance of thunder rain, accompanied by southeasterly winds with 50 km/h and rising sea waves to six feet.
Offshore, it will be easterly to southeasterly 10 to 20 knot, reaching 32 knot with thunder rain, becoming northwesterly 18 to 28 knot by night.
Wind inshore will be northeasterly to southeasterly and blow at a speed of 5 to 15 knots reaching 25 knots in case of rain.
Winds are mild to light southeasterly. The Mediterranean Sea winds will be light, with a wavelength of one meter to 1.5 meters and southeasterly surface winds.
Southeasterly winds will shift to northwesterly (20 -- 35km/ hr, reaching 40km/hr).
Slight southeasterly wind that will gradually become northwesterly in the evening and at night.

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