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Ocean currents flow near the equator from the east to west. Ocean currents flow near the poles from west to east.

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What direction do surface currents near the equator?

Ocean currents flow near the equator from the east to west. Ocean currents flow near the poles from west to east.


What direction do warm currents flow?

Away from the equator


In what direction do cold currents generally flow in the northern hemisphere?

Cold currents generally flow towards the equator. (a.k.a. south).


In what direction do global winds currents flow near the equator?

Currents and global winds flow east to west near the equator. An ocean current changes direction when it hits a continent.


In what direction do global winds and currents flow near the equator?

westward


In what direction do global winds and ocean currents flow near the equator?

westward


What direction do cold currents generally flow in the northern hemisphere?

towards the equator (south)


What direction do global winds and currents flow near the equator?

Global winds and currents near the equator flow east to west. The global wind belt located north and south of the equator is called trade winds.


Do warm currents flow toward the equator or away?

warm currents flow away from the equator.


What are ocean currents?

The steady flow of surface ocean water in a prevailing direction.


In what direction do cold currents generally flow in the nothern hemisphere?

This current flows southerly towards the equator.


Describe the temperature of the currents that flow away from the equator and explain why they are this way?

Currents that flow away from the equator are warmer than the currents that flow towards it. This is because the ocean near the equator has the warmest water

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