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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windward_and_leeward

Windward is the direction upwind from the point of reference. Leeward is the direction downwind (or downward) from the point of reference. The side of a ship that is towards the leeward is its lee side. ... The leeward side is the side protected by the elevation of the island from the prevailing wind, and is typically the drier ...

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Feb 8, 2008 ... Answer 1 of 12: May be a stupid ? but I keep reading about those 2 sides of the island.

www.govisithawaii.com/2008/04/09/what-does-leeward-and-windward-mean

Apr 9, 2008 ... In contrast, the south and/or west sides of the islands are leeward. The following satellite map of Hawaii's Big Island illustrates this climate trend ...

www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/leeward

The adjective leeward describes an area or side of a boat that's facing away from the wind. If you move to the ... “on the leeward side of the island”. Synonyms: ...

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Every Hawaiian island has a leeward side and a windward side. The leeward side faces South or West and is hot, dry, and sunny. The windward side faces ...

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Aug 3, 2011 ... Decide whether you want a hotel on the leeward side of an island (with calm water, good for snorkeling and swimming) or the windward (with ...

www.hawaii-aloha.com/blog/2012/02/04/navigating-hawaii-leeward-windward-mauka-makai

Feb 4, 2012 ... One of the most unique aspects of Hawaii has got to be its microclimates. One side of the island may be raining buckets while at the same time, ...

www.thefreedictionary.com/leeward+side

Stretching along a mile and a half of coastline on the island's leeward side, with room for 500 homes, Kohanaiki is dotted with more than 200 anchialine pools ...

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For the most part, the leeward (west) side is considerably warmer and drier than ... the Windward Coast tends to be Oahu's wetter and greener side of the island.

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Jan 24, 2013 ... if thats a leeward side , how come the winds can even reach there.? as ... wind also blows in the leeward side but as it rained in the windward side, thus the air .... "CKflyer" Explores Abandoned Sailboat at Andros Island in HD ...