Definitions for "Veering Wind"
Keywords:  clockwise, advection, west, height, waa
It is the clockwise turning of the wind direction as we move up through the atmosphere. For example, a wind changing in height from south near the ground to southwest at 5,000 feet and finally to west at 10,000 feet. This is indicative of warm air advection. Compare with backing winds.
a wind that turns clockwise with height
A wind that changes its direction in a clockwise motion. An example would be a west wind changing to a northwest wind.