WINDS

Global winds & Local wind

GENERAL INFORMATION ON WIND

DEFINITION ON WIND

WIND is air that is moving because of uneven heating on earths surface

WHAT CAUSES WIND

WIND is caused by uneven heating on earths surface air moves west to east. it is also caused by difference in air pressure . you can measure this by a anemometer.

INFORMATION ON LOCAL WINDS

local winds are winds that cover a small amount of land. local winds are created by if one area has heating and the other doesn't . LAND BREEZE warm air rises and goes toward the sea. SEA BREEZE at night the cool sea breeze moves toward the land.
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INFORMATION ON GLOBAL WINDS

Global winds are winds that cover bigger a area. global winds are created by high and low pressure. there is no wind on the equator or around it because of all the heat also near the poles because no wind occurs but it is really cold

DOLDDRUMS

doldrums are located on the equator it is very tough to get around in a sail boat because the doldrums are very slow in motion there is little to no wind there is very little horizontal motion.
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TRADE WINDS

trade winds are found in the tropics or the lower portion of earths atmosphere."back in the day" they used this tail in the sea because the wind helped make the shipments of the cargo in the sail boats
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PREVAILING EASTERLIES

the prevailing easterlies are found going west to east.
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JET STREAMS

the jet steams is the gray line you see in the sky when you go to the park or someplace else airplanes can flow with it and save gasoline. or you can fight though it take more time and burn more gasoline
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