Misconception CLM048:

The temperature of a large body of water does not affect the temperature of the air above it (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

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CL068001

Warm ocean water transfers more thermal energy to the air than cold ocean water does, so the air temperature would increase if the water temperature increased.

23%