the direction from which the wind is coming
the side of something that is toward the wind
on the side exposed to the wind
"the windward islands"
away from the wind
"they were sailing windward"
The direction from which the wind blows.
The side receiving the wind's force.
In a direction from which the wind blows, against the wind.
We beat our way windward.
Towards the wind, or the direction from which the wind is blowing.
On the side exposed to the wind.
the point or side from which the wind blows; as, to ply to the windward; -- opposed to leeward
situated toward the point from which the wind blows; as, the Windward Islands
toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The weather-side; that on which the wind blows; the opposite of leeward (which see). Old sailors exhort their neophytes to throw nothing over the weather-side except ashes or hot water: a hint not mistakable.
The numerical value of windward in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of windward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Waimanalo and windward Oahu have some of the best beaches in Hawaii sought by people all around the world.
In August, the typical origin point for a tropical system to form is near the Leeward and Windward islands in the Caribbean, where Fred formed and where Grace is likely to form, by September, when peak hurricane season is, this origin area greatly expands to include much of the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, and the western Atlantic as tropical waves track west off the coast of Africa.
We are expecting very rough and dangerous surf along with damaging tropical-storm-force and hurricane-force winds over the northern Leeward Islands, and tropical-storm-force winds over the southern Leewards to perhaps the northern Windward Islands, mostly in gusts.
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- sobreventCatalan, Valencian
- luv, luvart, luvsideDanish
- windwärts, luvwärtsGerman
- προσήνεμος, προσηνέμωςGreek
- sopravento, sopravventoItalian
- loefzijdig, loefwaarts, bovenwinds, windwaartsDutch
- [[de]] [[barlavento]]Portuguese
- против, наветренный, ветерRussian
- rüzgâra doğru, rüzgâr yönünde, rüzgar üstüTurkish
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