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Earth Science c/o upwelling winds

lake cayuga in upstate New York is about 61 km long and 3 km wide with an extra average depth of 132 m.  strong winds occasionally push the warm surface water away from the shore which allows the upwelling of the cooler deep water.  why would this upwelling be beneficial for the ecosystem in the lake?
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The cooler water is likely to bring the water temperature down for surface water supporting life and sustaining more species that are not comfortable in warmer water.