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El Niņo

El Niņo happens when weakening trade winds (which sometimes even reverse direction) allow the warmer water from the western Pacific to flow toward the east. This flattens out the sea level, builds up warm surface water off the coast of South America, and increases the temperature of the water in the eastern Pacific.

An El Niņo condition results from weakened trade winds in the western Pacific Ocean near Indonesia, allowing piled-up warm water to flow toward South America.


El Niņo Theme Page (NOAA)


Earth System: El Nino | Science | Video

NOAA El Niņo Page

NOAA La Niņa Page

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