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
9%
81%
3%
6%
32
flagItaly
9%
80%
4%
4%
63
flagBelgium
17%
56%
8%
17%
23
flagLithuania
33%
55%
0%
5%
18
flagGermany
30%
50%
8%
9%
196
flagSpain
32%
50%
7%
10%
40
flagPoland
29%
48%
8%
13%
12039
flagDenmark
36%
47%
0%
15%
19
flagNorway
36%
46%
2%
12%
41
flagthe United States
23%
44%
14%
14%
436
flagthe United Kingdom
30%
44%
9%
13%
329
flagCanada
26%
41%
11%
18%
53
flagFrance
37%
40%
15%
6%
32
flagAustralia
25%
39%
14%
21%
28
flagAustria
31%
37%
18%
12%
16
flagthe Netherlands
42%
36%
10%
10%
49
flagRepublic of Ireland
34%
36%
15%
13%
46
flagIndia
33%
33%
19%
7%
42
flagSwitzerland
42%
28%
7%
21%
14
flagSweden
44%
27%
5%
22%
18

Gender

men53%
women51%
South Atlantic
25%
29%
Indian Ocean
53%
51%
Baltic Sea
8%
7%
Sea of Japan
12%
11%

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Author: Shankar Kumar
Illustration: George Kvizhinadze
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