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
5%
89%
1%
3%
58
flagthe United Arab Emirates
14%
82%
3%
0%
28
flagVietnam
4%
80%
8%
4%
25
flagItaly
17%
75%
3%
3%
85
flagSpain
27%
56%
6%
10%
48
flagGermany
27%
55%
6%
8%
279
flagthe Netherlands
28%
54%
7%
8%
91
flagPoland
27%
51%
7%
12%
17166
flagthe United Kingdom
27%
51%
7%
11%
562
flagFrance
29%
50%
15%
3%
51
flagNorway
32%
50%
4%
10%
46
flagthe United States
21%
47%
15%
13%
571
flagBelgium
23%
46%
6%
23%
30
flagDenmark
42%
46%
0%
11%
26
flagCanada
21%
44%
9%
23%
65
flagRepublic of Ireland
31%
40%
13%
13%
72
flagSweden
39%
39%
4%
17%
23
flagAustralia
27%
37%
13%
20%
29
flagIndia
28%
36%
17%
12%
57
flagUnknown
36%
30%
10%
21%
373

Gender

men52%
women54%
South Atlantic
25%
27%
Indian Ocean
52%
54%
Baltic Sea
8%
7%
Sea of Japan
13%
10%

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Author: Shankar Kumar
Illustration: George Kvizhinadze
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