Oyashio Current

[ oi-uh-shee-oh; Japanese aw-yah-shee-aw ]
/ ˈɔɪ əˈʃi oʊ; Japanese ˈɔ yɑˈʃi ɔ /

noun

a cold ocean current flowing SW from the Bering Sea, E of the Kurile Islands, along the E coast of Japan where it meets the Japan Current.

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Also called Okhotsk Current.

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