southerly

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a wind from the south

situated in or oriented toward the south

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from the south

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toward the south

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If you live around this fine modern city where southerly busters let fly, you might know.
The 66th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race had just about every element that a great ocean race can deliver: a spectacular start with the unseasonal westerly wind providing seldom witnessed sights of tacking downwind with spinnakers to the sea mark; an old fashioned southerly buster on the first night; and a secondary stronger surge of solid southerly winds that really tested the fleet on the approach and entrance to Bass Strait.
Famously it was Rani who won that inaugural race, after being declared missing for four days when a typical southerly buster scattered the little fleet.
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