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
7%
84%
2%
5%
38
flagItaly
9%
80%
4%
4%
63
flagLithuania
31%
57%
0%
5%
19
flagBelgium
17%
56%
8%
17%
23
flagSpain
30%
53%
6%
9%
43
flagGermany
31%
50%
7%
9%
218
flagPoland
29%
49%
7%
13%
12918
flagNorway
35%
47%
2%
11%
42
flagDenmark
38%
47%
0%
14%
21
flagthe United States
22%
46%
14%
14%
468
flagthe United Kingdom
29%
45%
9%
13%
374
flagFrance
35%
42%
17%
5%
40
flagUU
42%
42%
6%
9%
33
flagCanada
25%
41%
10%
20%
55
flagAustralia
25%
39%
14%
21%
28
flagAustria
27%
38%
16%
16%
18
flagRepublic of Ireland
34%
36%
15%
13%
46
flagthe Netherlands
41%
35%
11%
11%
53
flagIndia
31%
35%
20%
6%
45
flagSweden
42%
31%
5%
21%
19

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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