Winds DANIELLE Hayes

Global winds are prevailing wind patterns that blow at a constant and steady direction across Earth. They consist of three winds: Tradewinds, Westerlies, and Polar Easterlies. You can find Polar Easterlies from 60 to 90 degrees latitude. Westerlies 30 to 60 degrees latitude. Trade winds 0 to 39 degrees latitude.
Global Convection Currents are temperature differences between the equator and the poles produce giant convection currents in the atmosphere. These are all over the Earth.
The Coriolis effect is the curvature of global winds, ocean currents, and everything else that moves freely across Earth's surface. This is anywhere on Earths surface.
The global wind belts are the Polar Easterlies, Prevailing Westerlies, and trade winds. These are also all over the Earth.
Doldrums are also known as the Inter-tropical Convergence Zone is a belt around the Earth extending approximately five degrees north and south of the equator. The trade winds of the northern hemisphere blow to the southwest and then collide with Southern Hemispheres northeast trade winds. These are located a little north of the equator.
Horse latitudes are belts of calm air and sea occurring in both the northern and Southern Hemispheres between the trade winds and westerlies. These are about 30 degrees north.
Trade winds is wind blowing steadily towards the equator from the northeast in the northern hemisphere. Or the southeast in the Southern Hemisphere. These winds are typically in the Southern Hemisphere and descend near 30 degrees south.
Prevailing westerlies are winds in the middle latitudes between 35 and 65 degrees. These tend to blow from the pressure area in the horse latitudes towards the poles. These blow from the west to the east. These are from the southwest in the northern hemisphere and from the northwest in the Southern Hemisphere.
Polar easterlies are dry and cold prevailing winds that blow from the high pressure areas of the polar highs at the north and south poles. These are located about 60 degrees north and south latitude and reaches the poles.
A jet stream separates cold air over the Rocky Mountains from warm air over the Midwest. They are kind of like rivers of wind. They have a huge impact on climate. They push air masses around and effect weather patterns. They are about 10 kilometers above Earth's surface which is the troposphere.


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