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Earth's Water

Across

  1. a water current that travels near and parallel to the shoreline.
  2. a location rise in sea level near the shore that is caused by strong winds by the storm such as those by a hurricane.

Down

  1. a movement of ocean water that follows a regular pattern.
  2. a horizontal movement of ocean water that is caused by wind and that occurs at or near the ocean’s surface.
  3. the apparent curving of the path of a moving object from an otherwise straight path due to the earth’s rotation.
  4. a stream-like movement of ocean water far below the surface.
  5. the movement of deep, cold, and natural rich water to the surface.
  6. a change in the surface temperatures in the Pacific Ocean that produces a warm current.
  7. a subsurface current that is near shore and that pulls objects out to sea.
  8. the bubbles on the crest of a breaking wave.
  9. one of a group of long ocean waves that have steadily traveled a great distance from their point of generation.
  10. hard to rhyme
  11. on top
  12. summer treat

Key

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Across

  1. 9. longshorecurrent
  2. 13. stormsurge

Down

  1. b1. oceancurrent
  2. 2. surfacecurrent
  3. 3. corioliseffec
  4. 4. deepcurrent
  5. 5. upwelling
  6. 6. elnino
  7. 8. undertow
  8. 10. crest
  9. 11. swell
  10. orange
  11. cherry
  12. watermelon