oceanic high

oceanic high

[‚ō·shē′an·ik ′hī]
(meteorology)
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During the summer months, the relatively cool oceanic high pressure areas become dominant across the hemisphere.
These fishermen had reached Indian shores due to oceanic high tides, where they were arrested by the Indian authorities.
One can argue that oceanic highs such as spreading ridges provide a principal mechanism of ophiolite emplacement in forearc regions.