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
12%
82%
5%
0%
40
flagItaly
16%
75%
4%
3%
104
flagGreece
20%
67%
5%
5%
34
flagthe Netherlands
22%
64%
5%
7%
139
flagSwitzerland
20%
63%
4%
11%
44
flagSweden
22%
57%
9%
10%
66
flagGermany
28%
54%
6%
9%
361
flagSpain
28%
54%
5%
11%
53
flagthe United Kingdom
27%
52%
7%
11%
672
flagPoland
27%
51%
7%
13%
22303
flagNorway
31%
51%
4%
10%
47
flagFrance
26%
50%
14%
8%
56
flagthe United States
21%
49%
13%
14%
653
flagAustria
23%
47%
11%
16%
42
flagCanada
21%
46%
8%
21%
73
flagAustralia
27%
45%
10%
16%
37
flagRepublic of Ireland
32%
39%
11%
16%
84
flagIndia
28%
39%
17%
10%
64
flagUnknown
33%
34%
9%
22%
1124

Gender

men50%
women56%
South Atlantic
25%
25%
Indian Ocean
50%
56%
Baltic Sea
8%
6%
Sea of Japan
15%
11%

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Author: Shankar Kumar
Illustration: George Kvizhinadze
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