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
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flagFinland
6%
86%
2%
4%
45
flagItaly
13%
77%
4%
4%
68
flagVietnam
5%
73%
10%
5%
19
flagLithuania
31%
57%
0%
5%
19
flagGermany
28%
54%
6%
8%
253
flagSpain
30%
53%
6%
9%
43
flagBelgium
18%
51%
7%
22%
27
flagPoland
28%
49%
7%
13%
13794
flagthe United Kingdom
27%
49%
9%
12%
430
flagNorway
34%
48%
2%
11%
43
flagFrance
32%
47%
15%
4%
46
flagthe United States
22%
45%
15%
15%
486
flagDenmark
43%
43%
0%
13%
23
flagCanada
25%
42%
10%
19%
56
flagUnknown
40%
42%
5%
9%
54
flagAustralia
25%
39%
14%
21%
28
flagthe Netherlands
42%
35%
12%
10%
57
flagRepublic of Ireland
36%
34%
14%
14%
49
flagIndia
30%
34%
18%
10%
49
flagSweden
42%
31%
5%
21%
19

Gender

men54%
women51%
South Atlantic
25%
29%
Indian Ocean
54%
51%
Baltic Sea
8%
7%
Sea of Japan
11%
11%

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Author: Shankar Kumar
Illustration: George Kvizhinadze
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