From Glossary of Meteorology
One of the western boundary currents of the North Pacific subtropical gyre.
It flows northward from just north of Mindanao (10°N) to Taiwan where it continues as the Kuroshio. It is fed from the North Equatorial Current, from which it continues to entrain water along its way.
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