sou'west


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Synonyms for sou'west

to, toward, or in the southwest

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Halfway between the harbour and the cliffs, where blackberries, bursting and famous, straggled in patches on their low, tough moss, he sat on a rock and watched the wind, the fast and surly one from the sou'west, throw the sea turbulent theologies.
D'Entremont can remember the days when swordfish harpooners routinely returned to their Sou'west Nova Scotia ports with 150 swordfish after a two-day trip out to Georges Bank.
The Weather Bureau's predictin' a heavy sou'west gale widin a week
The 384-nautical-mile race, which began at 1pm on Saturday 25 July from Sydney Harbour, had everything--a light start with different wind conditions at either end of the start line, tacking and gybing across the harbour to get to the Heads with yachts becalmed as they tried to exit Sydney Harbour; hard on the nose wind conditions during the day with a calm but cold first evening; inshore nor' westerlies and offshore conditions that were very tough forcing make or break decisions by the tacticians; and lastly, a fresh south to south sou'west breeze which picked up the remainder of the fleet and helped them to Southport.
The Royal Observatory's man told a packed Chart Room at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club that winds would be nor'east but could veer to sou'west or indeed to anywhere on the compass rose, and they would be light to moderate increasing to strong and maybe gale force.