Kuroshio countercurrent

From AMS Glossary
Jump to: navigation, search


Kuroshio countercurrent

Part of the Kuroshio system.

Between longitudes 155° and 160°E, considerable water turns south and southwest, forming part of the Kuroshio countercurrent. It runs at a distance of approximately 700 km from the coast as the eastern branch of a large whirl on the right-hand side of the Kuroshio.

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants