East arabian current

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East Arabian Current

The continuation of the Somali Current along the eastern Arabian peninsula during the southwest monsoon (June–October) with peak speeds in May of 0.5–0.8 m s-1.

It is associated with coastal upwelling during May–September, when sea surface temperatures along the coast are lowered by about 5°C.

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