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
6%
86%
2%
4%
46
flagVietnam
4%
79%
8%
4%
24
flagItaly
14%
77%
3%
3%
81
flagCzech Republic
5%
75%
5%
15%
20
flagGermany
27%
56%
6%
8%
268
flagSpain
28%
54%
6%
10%
46
flagthe United Kingdom
27%
51%
8%
11%
499
flagPoland
28%
50%
7%
12%
15357
flagthe Netherlands
32%
50%
8%
8%
80
flagFrance
31%
50%
14%
4%
48
flagNorway
34%
50%
2%
11%
44
flagBelgium
21%
50%
7%
21%
28
flagthe United States
21%
47%
15%
14%
541
flagCanada
22%
46%
9%
20%
63
flagDenmark
41%
45%
0%
12%
24
flagRepublic of Ireland
33%
40%
11%
14%
62
flagSweden
38%
38%
4%
19%
21
flagUnknown
42%
37%
6%
12%
88
flagIndia
29%
37%
17%
9%
51
flagAustralia
27%
37%
13%
20%
29

Gender

men56%
women53%
South Atlantic
24%
28%
Indian Ocean
56%
53%
Baltic Sea
8%
6%
Sea of Japan
11%
11%

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Author: Shankar Kumar
Illustration: George Kvizhinadze
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