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Unformatted text preview: El Nino What is El Nino? It’s an event associated with significant ______________________ of sea surface temperatures in the eastern tropical _______________________________ II. Regional Wind Systems 1. Sea Breeze The sea breeze is a wind that flows from _________________ to __________________ during the day. (remember we always talk about wind from where it’s coming) What factors result in a sea breeze? a. During the day the _______________ heats more rapidly than ________________ b. ____________________ pressure develops over the land c. ____________________ pressure is found over the water d. The pressure gradient force causes air to flow ____________________ or in other words from sea to land. (This is occurring at the Earth’s surface)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2010 for the course ATMO 1300 taught by Professor Phillips during the Fall '08 term at Texas Tech.
- Fall '08