Everything YOU need to know! By: Jessica K.
What is Wind?
What Causes Wind?
What are Local Winds and How are they Caused?
They are differences in air pressure.
They are caused by the uneven heating of Earth and also move short distances and blow in any direction.
What is a Sea Breeze and How does it happen?
The high pressure is created over the ocean during the day and low pressure over land because of unequal heating. Air moves from the ocean to the land starting a sea breeze.
What is Land Breeze and How does it happen?
high pressure over land because of the uneven heating of earth.
This causes wind to move from the land to the ocean starting a land breeze
What are Global Winds?
Global winds are caused by the combination of pressure
belts and the Coriolis Effect.
What are Doldrums?
What is a Trade Wind?
What are Polar Easterlies?
Polar easterlies are wind belts that extend from the 60* pole lines.