The Marine West coast climate is also known as the Oceanic climate or Maritime climate. This kind of climate is usually found along the west coast along the middle latitudes of all the continents of the world.
The climate is very humid throughout the year. This area is located in the path of west winds from the oceans which bring with them cloudy skies, high precipitation and mild temperatures etc. This climate is extremely affected by the orientation of the mountain system in North America and Europe.
The distinguishing characteristics are temperature and precipitation. The temperatures is usually moderate to low. That is why summers and winters are wild. There is constant influx of oceanic air throughout the year which directly causes mild temperatures. On the other hand, Precipitation is very high through most of the year. There are prolonged periods of rain, drizzle and fog due to frequent cyclonic storms.