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    offshore winds

    I know that offshore winds make the water cold, but does anyone know why? I've been trying to find out but I can't find anywhere that says it and I'm really curious as to why it does that.

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    it pushes the warm surface water out to sea & allows the cooler water to come up from deeper water. it's called "upwelling".

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    maybe because the wind is pushing all the sun-heated surface water out, so then cold tidal water moves up? Thats my guess

    damnit njsurfer just posted this....

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    Quote Originally Posted by lbsurfer View Post
    I know that offshore winds make the water cold, but does anyone know why? I've been trying to find out but I can't find anywhere that says it and I'm really curious as to why it does that.
    is it cold today

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    Please look at my explanation in this thread:
    http://www.swellinfo.com/forum/showt...kman+transport

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swellinfo View Post
    Please look at my explanation in this thread:
    http://www.swellinfo.com/forum/showt...kman+transport
    thank you mr.swellinfo