- a warm ocean current flowing northward along the west coast of Japan.
* * *surface oceanic current, the northeastward-flowing branch of the Kuroshio along the west coast of Japan. Entering the Sea of Japan through the Korea Strait, the Tsushima Current issues the East Korea Warm Current as a northern branch. It is primarily a spring and summer current and is barely discernable in winter.
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Tsushima Current — a warm ocean current flowing northward along the west coast of Japan … Useful english dictionary
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