Q. 144.0( 3 Votes )

Explain the direction of air movement during the day and night in coastal areas.

Answer :

In coastal areas-

Land gets heated faster than sea during daytime so a low pressure exists on land and high pressure on sea. So the wind blows from sea(region of high pressure) to land(region of low pressure) during the day.


At night, the land cools down and has high pressure area, while the sea now has low pressure area. The wind direction changes at night and wind flows from land to sea.


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