What is southerly?

  • (noun): A wind from the south.
    Synonyms: south wind, souther
    See also — Additional definitions below

Southerly

Southerly is the name of a storm or front of air coming from the South. In the Southern Hemisphere these can be cold and have bad weather. In Wellington, New Zealand these storms are normally short and frequently have winds gusting between 120 km/h and 160 km/h though higher speeds are known. In Sydney, New South Wales, Australia these events are known as southerly busters.

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Some articles on southerly:

Southerly (band)
... Southerly is a United States musical act, a solo project of Krist Kreuger ... Casey Montgomery on guitar, accordion, organ and more), Southerly is set to release their new full length, Storyteller and the Gossip Columnist, in May 2007 on Portland's Greyday Records ...
Bickerton Hill
... Parts of the southerly hill are also known as Larkton Hill ... Maiden Castle, are located on the summit of the southerly hill they are a Scheduled Monument ... A large area of the southerly hill is protected as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for its biological importance much of this hill is owned by the ...
Markham—Unionville - Boundaries
... as follows commencing at the intersection of the southerly limit of the city with Ontario Highway 404 thence northerly along said highway to 16th Avenue thence easterly along said avenue to. 7 thence easterly along said highway to 9th Line thence southerly along said line to the southerly limit of said town thence westerly along said limit to the ...
Southerly
... Southerly is the name of a storm or front of air coming from the South ... In Sydney, New South Wales, Australia these events are known as southerly busters ... Sydney General Post Office (GPO) would fly a flag bearing the letters "JB" to indicate that the Southerly Buster had reached Jervis Bay, about 150 km ...
Bickerton Hill - History - 20th–21st Century
... The heathland of the southerly hill went unmanaged from the 1940s until 1983, when 66 hectares (160 acres) of land were acquired by the National Trust the trust's holding was extended by 51 hectares (130 ... Much of the southerly hill and the western escarpment of the northerly hill were notified as two separate Sites of Special Scientific Interest in 1979 ... started in Duckington, immediately south of the southerly hill ...

More definitions of "southerly":

  • (adv): Toward the south.
    Example: "The ship turned southerly"
  • (adj): From the south; used especially of wind.
    Example: "The winds are southerly"
    Synonyms: southern
  • (adv): From the south.
    Example: "A wind blew southerly"
  • (adj): Situated in or oriented toward the south.
    Example: "Took a southerly course"
    Synonyms: southern