What is Weather
What is wind?
Wind is air that is being heated.
What causes wind?
Wind is caused by the cool air moving in and replaces the rising warm air.
What is a jet stream?
A jet stream is a long narrow meandering current of high speed winds that moves west to east.
Global wind patterns?
Global wind patterns are named by the direction from which they blow. The global wind is encircled by six major wind belts, three in each hemisphere.
What is a prevailing western line?
A Prevailing Western line is between thirty and sixty degrees latitude, the wind that moves toward the poles appear to curve to the East.
What is a sea breeze?
A sea breeze is air above the land surface is heated by radiation from the sun and the cool air moves in to take its place.
What is a land breeze?
A land breeze occurs at night when the land cools faster than the ocean.