Winds

Katherine Lilley

General Info

The movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure is wind.


Winds are caused by the unequal heating of Earth's surface.

Local Winds

* There are two different types of local winds

* One is a land breeze and the other is a sea breeze

Global Winds

Global winds happen when there is an unequal heating of Earth's surface over a large area. The winds in the Northern Hemisphere turn right and the ones in the Southern Hemisphere turn left. There are There are four types of global winds they are Prevaling Westerlies, Horse latitudes, Trade Winds, and the Doldrums.