Information On Winds

Information on Wind

Definition- Winds is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure

What causes winds- Differences in air pressure are caused by the uneven heating of Earth

Local Winds

Definition- Generally move short distances and can blow in any direction

How they are created -uneven heating of the earth's surface

How sea breezes blow- A wind that blows from the ocean to the land

How Land Breezes blow- A wind that blows from the land towards a body of water

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Horse Latitude

These winds lie between 30* north and south latitude, and are very weak
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Global Winds

Definition- Global Winds are winds that travel over a large area like the globe!

How Global Winds are created - The combination of pressure belts and Coriolis Effect cause Global Winds

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