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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In addition to the prevailing wind direction, you must also consider thermal wind currents.
The increase in relative humidity will be due to "a shift in the prevailing wind direction to easterly", according to the forecast.
Linear regression equation suitability indicators set for the prevailing wind direction are delivered in Table II.
The sand depositions are large in area, with short and steep stoss slope, round top, and thick deposition that extends and thins gradually along the prevailing wind direction. When the bottom of a large-scale trough blowout is eroded to reach the wet sand layer of erosion datum or the clay layer, with strong antiwind erosion capability in the sand layer, the erosion is impeded from flattening the depression bottom (Figure 3).
This paper utilizes fuzzy logic to evaluate various sites in the bases of their benefits and costs to adopt the higher priority sites in terms of different criteria, i.e., same benefits factors are: wind resources, prevailing wind direction, above ground level, site capacity, site accessibility, soil conditions, site elevation.
The prevailing wind direction for the month was south west.
This can also be referred to as the orientation of chiller air intakes to the prevailing wind direction.
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.
For station 1, the prevailing wind direction during the period when the data are available is between 330[degrees] and 360[degrees]; the wind blows from this sector more than 15% of the time.