Meaning of west-northwest
Pronunciation: (west'nôrth"west'Naut.west'nôr"west'), [key]
— Navig., Survey. Navig.,Survey.
- a point on the compass midway between west and northwest.
- coming from this point: a west-northwest wind.
- directed toward this point: a west-northwest course.
- toward this point:WNW sailing west-northwest. Abbr.:
- west-northwest (Thesaurus)