Unformatted text preview: there is less friction over water than land, there are some of the highest waves in the world there because there are no mountains to break up the winds L (Lows): pressure systems affect clouds, storminess. counter clockwise circulation around the L to the southeast you have cold front to the east south you have warm front go through stratiform area, area of precipitation, the area of perception behind the warm front is heavier look at chpt 1 notes under page 1 on aosc website...
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- Spring '08
- Precipitation, Tropical cyclone, Fundamental physics concepts, Rain