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
flagVietnam
4%
78%
8%
4%
23
flagItaly
15%
76%
3%
3%
77
flagGermany
27%
56%
6%
8%
266
flagSpain
29%
54%
6%
9%
44
flagPoland
28%
50%
7%
12%
14485
flagNorway
34%
50%
2%
11%
44
flagBelgium
21%
50%
7%
21%
28
flagthe United Kingdom
27%
49%
9%
12%
454
flagFrance
32%
47%
15%
4%
46
flagthe United States
22%
46%
15%
14%
510
flagthe Netherlands
35%
45%
9%
9%
74
flagDenmark
41%
45%
0%
12%
24
flagCanada
24%
43%
10%
20%
58
flagAustria
26%
42%
15%
15%
19
flagRepublic of Ireland
33%
39%
13%
13%
53
flagSweden
38%
38%
4%
19%
21
flagUnknown
42%
37%
5%
13%
69
flagAustralia
27%
37%
13%
20%
29
flagIndia
30%
36%
18%
10%
50

Gender

men55%
women52%
South Atlantic
24%
28%
Indian Ocean
55%
52%
Baltic Sea
8%
7%
Sea of Japan
11%
11%

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Author: Shankar Kumar
Illustration: George Kvizhinadze
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