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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 ...

www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g29222-i37-k1725556-What_is_the_leeward_side_vs_the_Windward_side_of_Ohau-Oahu_Hawaii.html

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.thoughtco.com/leeward-and-windward-sides-of-mountain-3444015

Mar 1, 2017 ... Get definitions for "windward" and "leeward" and learn how these ... In contrast to the windward side of a mountain which is moist, the leeward side typically ... Do You Know Your Windward Islands from Your Leeward Islands?

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: ...

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 ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Leeward+Side+of+an+Island&v=Tmv_8j_UnTs
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 ...

www.gohawaii.com/islands/oahu/regions/leeward-coast

The western side of Oahu, known as the Leeward Coast, is home to beautiful beaches and quieter atmosphere than the bustling areas of Honolulu and Waikiki .