anticyclonic winds

anticyclonic winds

[¦an·tē‚sī¦klän·ik ′winz]
(meteorology)
The winds associated with a high pressure area and constituting part of an anticyclone.
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EIP oceanic islands are located between the center of the anticyclonic winds and the center of the south Pacific subtropical gyre in an ocean area characterized by high temperatures and very low Chl-a concentrations, where the predominant current flows in an eastward direction and are determined by the influence of the Subtropical Countercurrent.