MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Is the Atlantic Ocean colder than the Pacific Ocean?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Is the Atlantic Ocean colder than the Pacific Ocean?

With everyone getting their first beach trips in over the long weekend it made me realize just how cold the water is here on the east coast this time of year. In my head the Pacific Ocean is much warmer, but that’s actually not true at all.

The Atlantic Ocean is actually WARMER! Scientists have found that the Atlantic Ocean has proved to be about 16 degrees F (9 degrees C) warmer than the Pacific Ocean off the U.S. coast throughout the years. That’s an even bigger difference than I expected too.

Happy summer beach season! Enjoy the warm waters.

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