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
4%
90%
1%
3%
63
flagthe United Arab Emirates
12%
82%
4%
0%
41
flagItaly
17%
74%
4%
3%
112
flagSwitzerland
16%
70%
3%
9%
54
flagGreece
19%
69%
5%
5%
36
flagthe Netherlands
20%
66%
6%
6%
149
flagSweden
21%
60%
8%
9%
71
flagGermany
28%
54%
6%
9%
375
flagAustria
20%
54%
9%
15%
53
flagthe United Kingdom
27%
53%
7%
11%
696
flagSpain
27%
53%
7%
11%
54
flagPoland
27%
51%
7%
13%
23448
flagNorway
32%
51%
4%
10%
49
flagthe United States
21%
49%
13%
13%
694
flagFrance
29%
48%
13%
8%
58
flagCanada
21%
45%
8%
22%
74
flagAustralia
25%
43%
15%
15%
39
flagRepublic of Ireland
32%
38%
11%
16%
85
flagIndia
26%
37%
19%
11%
67
flagUnknown
33%
35%
9%
21%
1151

Gender

men50%
women57%
South Atlantic
25%
25%
Indian Ocean
50%
57%
Baltic Sea
8%
6%
Sea of Japan
15%
10%

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Author: Shankar Kumar
Illustration: George Kvizhinadze
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