Hurricane Movement

  • form over:
    • eastern N. Atlantic
    • eastern N. Pacific
    • western N. Pacific
    • Indian Ocean
  • Describe the movement of a tropical depression as it grows to hurricane strength and then dissipates.....???? -->


A hurricane just off the coast of northern Florida is moving northeastward, parallel to the eastern seaboard. Suppose that you live in North Carolina along the coast:

a. With the aid of a diagram, explain how will the surface winds in your area change direction as the hurricane's center passes due east of you.

b. If the hurricane passes east of you, the strongest winds would most likely be blowing form which direction? Explain.

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