Winds

By: Seth Johnson

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General Info on winds

Definition- Wind is the sideways movement of air.

Cause - wind is caused by the unequal heating of the earth surface.

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Local winds

Wind are that blow over short distances.

Sea breezes is a local wind that blows from an ocean. They also happen during the daytime.

Land breezes is a local wind that blows from over a lake or ocean.They also happens at nighttime.

Global winds

Global winds are winds that steadily blow over long distances.

Trade winds blows from the west.

Prevailing westerlies blows from the east.

Polar easterlies blows from the west.