Azores current

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Azores Current

One of the currents of the North Atlantic subtropical gyre.

It receives some 15 Sv (15 × 106m3s-1) from the North Atlantic Current near 45°W and continues as an eastward current along 35°N to eventually feed into the Canary Current and close the gyre.