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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A wavelike [[disturbance]] of the [[equatorial easterlies]] that extends across the [[equatorial  trough]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Equatorial waves are especially frequent over the western Pacific Ocean, and many develop into  equatorial vortices. <br/>''Compare'' [[easterly wave]].</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A wavelike [[disturbance]] of the [[equatorial easterlies]] that extends across the [[equatorial trough|equatorial  trough]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Equatorial waves are especially frequent over the western Pacific Ocean, and many develop into  equatorial vortices. <br/>''Compare'' [[easterly wave]].</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 16:55, 25 April 2012



equatorial wave

A wavelike disturbance of the equatorial easterlies that extends across the equatorial trough.

Equatorial waves are especially frequent over the western Pacific Ocean, and many develop into equatorial vortices.
Compare easterly wave.