Onshore Sea Breezes


We fondly recall the lecture that Captain Tim Johnson gave at the Global Open Water Swimming Conference in New York City, called Swimming in the Stream.

We learned a tremendous amount of basic and advanced information on how to best swim around a peninsula and other situations that open water swimmers find themselves in different situation.

One of the elementary facts that Captain Johnson shared was the definition of an onshore sea breeze. An onshore breeze is when the wind direction brings a cooling wind from the ocean toward land. It occurs during the day.

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