Recent Examples of northeasterly from the Web
The smoke plume, being blown downwind by the strong northeasterly Santa Ana winds, stretched more than 300 miles out over the Pacific Ocean.
Farther to the west, the weather service in Mobile said to expect gusty northerly to northeasterly winds Sunday and Monday.
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First Known Use of northeasterly
NORTHEASTERLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of northeasterly for English Language Learners
: located in or moving toward the northeast
: blowing from the northeast
NORTHEASTERLY Defined for Kids
Definition of northeasterly for Students
- northeasterly winds
- a northeasterly direction
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