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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 ...

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 ...

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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.bestplaceshawaii.com/tips/hints/windward_leeward.html

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 ...

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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Jan 24, 2013 ... if thats a leeward side , how come the winds can even reach there.? as leeward side gets no wind, then why are you showing arrow sign above ...
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Jan 16, 2015 ... Windward v.s. Leeward Side of a Mountain. NatureRocks with ... Location: Channel Islands National Park, California, USA Editing Software: ...

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.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leeward

Examples of leeward in a Sentence. the leeward side of the island. we moved to the leeward side of the ship so that we wouldn't have the wind in our faces ...