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www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-hurricanes-hit-the-east-coast-of-the...

Why do hurricanes hit the East Coast of the U.S. but never the West Coast? Hurricanes do form in the Pacific Ocean, just as they do in the Atlantic, but none of these storms seem to reach the ...

www.hurricanescience.org/science/science/hurricanemovement

In the tropics, where hurricanes form, easterly winds called the trade winds steer a hurricane towards the west. In the Atlantic basin, storms are carried by these trade winds from the coast of Africa, where they often develop (see Hurricane Genesis: Birth of a Hurricane), westward towards the Caribbean Sea and the North American coasts.

www.answers.com/Q/Why_do_hurricanes_travel_east_to_west

Hurricanes mostly happen in the SouthEast,East,SouthWest,or the West. the reason why they do is that Hurricanes have to happen in big bodies of water. In other words the ocean. Asked in Travel ...

www.almanac.com/fact/if-global-weather-generally-moves-west-to

Question: If global weather generally moves west to east, why does a hurricane move east to west? Answer: The average hurricane moves from east to west due to the tropical trade winds that blow near the equator (where hurricanes start). When a hurricane is still in the Caribbean, the tropical jet blows east to west, and the hurricane moves west to gain power.

www.livescience.com/8539-hurricanes-curve-sea.html

Why Do Hurricanes Often Curve Out to Sea? ... Those hurricanes that form out in the Atlantic tend to move westward, toward the United States, and then eventually turn north and often recurve back ...

wgntv.com/2017/09/04/why-do-hurricanes-go-from-east-to-west

Dear Tom, The weather goes from west to east. Why do hurricanes go from east to west? — Tony Patzkowsky, Tinley Park Dear Tony, It’s certainly true that, in general, weather systems move from ...

science.howstuffworks.com/nature/natural-disasters/question216.htm

Hurricanes that threaten the United States start their lives over the Sahara desert in Africa. They move out over the Atlantic Ocean to build into tropical storms and then hurricanes. While they are over the Atlantic near the equator, hurricanes are pushed toward the U.S. by trade winds.Trade winds are very consistent westward winds near the equator.

www.quora.com/Why-do-Atlantic-hurricanes-move-East-to-West

> Why do Atlantic hurricanes move East to West? Three factors: 1. Earth spinning on its axis 2. Differential solar heating of the atmosphere and seas 3. Coriolis Effect All “Tropical Revolving Storms” move East-to-West, because the Earth spins on...

www.dslreports.com/faq/14298

Why do hurricanes travel westward? Hurricanes travel in a westward direction because in the tropics and subtropics, the Bermuda high, Bermuda-Azores high, or the subtropical ridge is the primary ...

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Yes. Most storms in the tropics including hurricanes actually move east to west. It is fairly rare in temperate regions, though it can happen if a storm occurs in the portion of a low pressure ...