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Homework Help: Land breeze and sea breeze

  1. Jan 17, 2016 #1
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    When molecules soin fast they take up more space and the density will decrease. According to arkimedes principle hot air will rise. Then the air will be pushed to the sea and the it will sink down and then it will be pushed to land. This is sea breeze.
    If i stand on the shore and sea breeze occurs does that mean that i feel that it is getting colder? And if it is land breeze will it feel warmer?
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  3. Jan 17, 2016 #2


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    The difference between "on-shore" and "off-shore" breezes is driven by the temperature difference from day to night between land and sea, the land warming more rapidly than the water during the day and cooling more rapidly at night.
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