Whirlpools are common on the downstream sides of rocks in rivers and at the bottom of waterfalls. They are formed also when currents moving in opposite directions sideswipe each other. Sometimes they occur when wind opposes a current. A whirlpool is formed also when water drains through a small hole, such as the drain of a wash basin. They can also occur in the middle of the ocean when one current meets an opposing current, as when an incoming tide hits the ebb current of the last tide. Strong winds can also whip up the water into whirlpools.
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Last date updated on June, 2014