How to use Southwesterly in a sentence
Its early course is southwesterly to Rugby, thereafter it runs west and south-west to Warwick, receiving the Leam on the east.
In consequence, however, of the frequent violence of the southwesterly gales and other causes, the communication ceased in the middle of the 19th century, and the artificial harbour designed by John Rennie has gradually fallen into decay.
This plateau has a natural frontier of high mountains on all sides, except on the borders of Leon and Murcia; it is also bisected by the Sierra de Guadarrama and Sierra de Gredos, which extend in a southwesterly direction across the central districts, and form the dividing line between Old and New Castile.
Today is looking a bit like drizzle or light rain with a southwesterly wind blowing - it's the Orkney forecast.
The Moray Firth is a wide bay, with the port of Inverness at its southwesterly corner.Advertisement
On the weekend of our trip, our choice of dives was limited due to a Force 8 southwesterly gale.
Cape St Vincent is the most southwesterly point of mainland Europe.