prevailing wind direction

prevailing wind direction

[pri′vāl·iŋ ′wind di‚rek·shən]
(meteorology)
The wind direction most frequently observed during a given period; the periods most often used are the observational day, month, season, and year. Also known as prevailing wind.
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Linear regression equation suitability indicators set for the prevailing wind direction are delivered in Table II.
The prevailing wind direction for the month was south west.
same benefits factors are: wind resources, prevailing wind direction, above ground level, site capacity, site accessibility, soil conditions, site elevation.
Rubbish is regularly blown in the prevailing wind direction, and a huge cloud of gulls circles almost constantly over the site.
For the majority of the year, the prevailing wind direction is from the northwest.
This would allow me to take advantage of the prevailing wind direction from west to east.
ScentCone shows you a visual wind forecast at any of your saved hunting locations based on prevailing wind direction for up to 72 hours into the future.
In case of ash explosion, ash fall is expected to drift westward with the prevailing wind direction of Soutwest moonson thus posing no danger to air and land travel going in and out of Legazpi City and in case of lava flow, it is projected to go to the direction of the southeast quadrant of the volcano and more confined in Bonga and Mabinit gulleys that can only extend less than 6 kilometer which are also very far from the business center of Legazpi City," he said.
The buildings are strategically positioned around the green landscape to allow the best views towards the coastline and to optimise the benefits from the prevailing wind direction onto the site.
The prevailing wind direction can be seen from the dispersal of the lighter-toned dust and darker-toned sand in and around the craters and buttes.