If you like to start early in the morning, the sun also favors starting in the East. If you start later in the day, then direction is of little concern.
Wind doesn't predictably favor either direction, despite common opinion.
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On the Pacific Coast, look into which direction the wind blows in the winter. I know in summer the wind is out of the north along the coast. Not sure if that is the prevailing direction in the winter too. Check the prevailing wind direction on the coast in the winter.Take San Francisco as representative. In July, winds are almost exclusively out of the west and northwest. In January, the winds pretty much come from all directions, but more often out of the WNW and SE. Also, the winter winds are generally not quite as strong as summer winds. So although the winter winds won't help you like the summer winds would, it's not a show-stopper.
I've heard it said that the TA is better traveled West to East.Most of "I've heard" wisdom is wrong.