In which body of water sea currents reverse their directions twice yearly?

South Atlantic
Indian Ocean
Baltic Sea
Sea of Japan
Two large circular cur­rents, one in the northern hemi­sphere flowing clock­wise and one south of the equator moving an­ti­clock­wise, con­sti­tute the dominant flow pattern. During the winter monsoon, however, currents in the north are reversed

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South Atlantic
Indian Ocean
Baltic Sea
Sea of Japan
answers
flagFinland
4%
90%
1%
3%
62
flagthe United Arab Emirates
13%
82%
3%
0%
29
flagItaly
17%
73%
4%
4%
87
flagthe Netherlands
28%
54%
7%
9%
95
flagSpain
29%
54%
5%
9%
51
flagGermany
28%
53%
6%
9%
315
flagthe United Kingdom
27%
52%
7%
11%
606
flagPoland
27%
50%
7%
13%
20029
flagFrance
29%
50%
15%
3%
51
flagNorway
32%
50%
4%
10%
46
flagthe United States
21%
48%
14%
13%
587
flagAustralia
25%
47%
11%
16%
36
flagBelgium
25%
46%
6%
21%
32
flagCanada
21%
44%
9%
23%
65
flagAustria
24%
44%
17%
13%
29
flagDenmark
44%
41%
0%
13%
29
flagRepublic of Ireland
31%
39%
13%
15%
76
flagIndia
27%
37%
17%
12%
58
flagUnknown
33%
34%
9%
22%
1017
flagSweden
48%
33%
3%
14%
27

Gender

men49%
women55%
South Atlantic
26%
26%
Indian Ocean
49%
55%
Baltic Sea
8%
6%
Sea of Japan
15%
11%

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Author: Shankar Kumar
Illustration: George Kvizhinadze
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