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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Bobby on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 10:55am.

In coastal towns, breezes tend to blow offshore (from the land to the ocean) during the night and early morning, and onshore (from the ocean to the land) during the afternoon and evening. What factors primarily contribute to this effect? It can be more than one answer!

Heat conduction
Heat convection
Specific heat of land vs water
Salinity of the water
Thermal expansion

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