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Posted by Bobby on Friday, June 22, 2012 at 10:58am.

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!

A.Heat conduction
B.Heat convection
C.Specific heat of land vs water
D.Salinity of the water
E.Thermal expansion

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