Azores High

November 22, 2011, 11:59 am

The Azores High is a center of oceanic action centered near the Azores Islands (near 35oN and 25oW). It extends from near the western end of the Mediterranean Sea westward almost to Florida in the summer months, with the western section in summer sometimes referred to as the Bermuda High.

See Also

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Further Reading

  • Physical Oceanography Index
  • J. L. Angell and J. Korshover. Quasi-biennial and long-term fluctuations in the centers of action. Month. Weath. Rev., 102:669–?, 1974..


Baum, S. (2011). Azores High. Retrieved from


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