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8.14.2 5 minute science Land and sea Breezes

Sea Breeze (Day):

  • Air is heated over coast – Becomes low pressure and rises.
  • Air is cooled over sea – Becomes high pressure and sinks.
  • High pressure moves to low pressure, creating Sea Breeze.

Land Breeze (Night):

  • Air is cooled over coast – Becomes high pressure and sinks.
  • Air is Heated over sea – Becomes low pressure and rises.
  • High pressure moves to low pressure, creating Land Breeze.
8.14.2 Describe the development of sea breezes with reference to:
(a) horizontal and vertical limits around New Zealand;
(b) timing of the occurrence;
(c) average strength of the sea breeze;
(d) associated cloud and precipitation;
(e) associated turbulence;

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