# Ocean Currents - MBE-Baugh-10

The temperature of the water always effects the air above it. If the water is warm the air temperature gets warmer. Example: The Gulf Streamâ€™s water is warm. When the water washes up on Englandâ€™s shore, it brings warm, muggy weather to England.

Gyres are many ocean currents rotating in a system. There are 5 main ocean gyres.

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This current is a warm-water current that runs clockwise down the coast of Australia. The average amount of knots is 2 to 3 knots. East Australian Current In Finding Nemo, Marlin and Dory travel with sea turtles in the East Australian Current to go and find Nemo. http://www.sandersartstudio.com/media/5/a20792a127 1c05fca158e2_m.jpg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Australian_Current

It transports more water than any other ocean current.

http://oceancurrents.rsmas.miami.edu/southern/antarctic-cp.html

http://www.science-in-salamanca.tas.csiro.au/themes/climate/currents2.jpg

http://www.nc climate.ncsu.edu/outreach/ccms/2003/ben_jon/Pictures/Gulf Stream2.gif

The Gulf Stream is an ocean current that runs from Florida, up to Canada, then across the Atlantic to England. It is a warm current and home to many sea creatures such as sharks, whales, and many fish. The arrows are the Gulf Stream (except it keeps going to England).

### The Gulf Stream System is a mix of different ocean currents.

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Put a message in an enclosed bottle that floats. Write your email or some way for the person- if someone finds it- to get in contact with you. If you never get a note back that someone found your message, then you are very unlucky. It will be cool to see where it goes!