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
11%
83%
5%
0%
36
flagGreece
19%
74%
0%
6%
31
flagItaly
17%
73%
5%
4%
93
flagthe Netherlands
25%
60%
6%
7%
115
flagGermany
28%
54%
6%
9%
337
flagSpain
28%
53%
5%
11%
52
flagthe United Kingdom
27%
52%
7%
11%
633
flagPoland
27%
50%
7%
13%
21190
flagNorway
32%
50%
4%
10%
46
flagFrance
28%
49%
15%
7%
53
flagthe United States
22%
48%
14%
13%
616
flagCanada
20%
47%
8%
22%
68
flagBelgium
25%
46%
6%
21%
32
flagAustralia
27%
45%
10%
16%
37
flagAustria
25%
41%
16%
16%
31
flagSweden
34%
40%
11%
13%
44
flagIndia
26%
39%
17%
11%
63
flagRepublic of Ireland
32%
37%
12%
16%
79
flagUnknown
33%
34%
9%
22%
1088

Gender

men49%
women55%
South Atlantic
25%
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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