A high pressure system has winds that sink and blow clockwise at the surface. A low pressure system's winds blow counter-clockwise and rise. High pressure winds are dry, and these systems are responsible for sunny skies ... More » Science Weather & Tides

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A map of the earth's prevailing winds system will likely show the arrangement, location, direction and wind speed of the various dominant wind patterns blowing across the earth's surface. Such a map might identify easter... More » Science Weather & Tides

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Winds that blow from 30 degrees latitude to the equator are called trade winds. These air currents flow down to the equator from the northeastern region in the Northern Hemisphere and from the southeastern region in the ... More » Science Weather & Tides