The general wind patterns characteristic of broad latitudinal belts on the earth’s surface.
Winds of greatest frequency, often but not always the dominant winds.
Surface winds that generally flow in the same direction for long time periods.
The direction from which winds in an area most commonly blow. The British Isles have prevailing winds from the south west.
The direction from which winds blow most frequently in a given area.
Winds that blow consistently from one direction
the direction from which the winds blow most frequently during a given period of time. For example, the prevailing winds in Canada come from the west.
The direction from which winds most frequently blow at a specific geographic location.
The direction of the most frequently blowing wind in a particular location.
The wind direction most frequently observed during a given period.
Direction from which the wind blows most frequently during a given period in a specific area or region.
the typical winds for a particular region and time of year.
The prevailing winds are the trends in speed and direction of wind over a particular point on the earth's surface. A region's prevailing winds often reflect global patterns of movement in the earth's atmosphere.