Definitions for "WESTERLIES"
Dominant winds of the mid-latitudes. These winds move from the subtropical highs to the subpolar lows from west to east.
the west-to-east motion of the atmosphere centred over middle latitudes from about 35 to 65 degrees latitude.
West to east winds occurring in midlatitudes in both hemispheres.
Keywords:  prevailing, see
See Prevailing Westerlies.