Q: 26 (NDA-I/2018)

Consider the following statements about Roaring Forties :
1. They are strong Westerly winds found in the oceans of Southern Hemisphere.
2. The strong east to west air cuirents are caused by the combination of air being displaced from the Equator towards the South Pole and the earth’s rotation and abundance of landmasses to serve as wind breaks.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?