Arabian Sea

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Part of the Indian Ocean, bordered by Iran, Pakistan, Oman, Yemen, India, and Somalia, located between the Arabian Peninsula to the west and India to the east; the Red Sea, Persian Gulf, Gulf of Aden, and the Gulf of Oman are arms of the Arabian Sea. Indian Ocean monsoons from May to October will push small- to medium-sized surf into the Arabian Sea's south-facing shores—virtually all of which r...

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