Kármán vortex street in the mid-Atlantic

Kármán vortex street in the mid-Atlantic

07 February 2012 10:40 UTC

Kármán vortex street in the mid-Atlantic
Kármán vortex street in the mid-Atlantic

The north-east wind is disturbed over the Cape Verde islands setting up a vortex pattern downwind of the islands (tip of arrow).

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07 February 2012

This is called a von Kármán Vortex Street.

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