Mindanao current

From Glossary of Meteorology



Mindanao Current

One of the western boundary currents of the Pacific Ocean.

It flows southward with great speed along the island of Mindanao and carries a transport of 25–35 Sv (25–35 × 106 m3s-1) from the North Equatorial Current into the North Equatorial Countercurrent. It is part of the Mindanao Eddy.