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- noun a warm ocean current that flows northeastwardly off the coast of Japan into the northern Pacific ocean
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The East China Sea LME is influenced by the warm Tsushima Current, which originates in this LME, and by the Kuroshio Current, of higher temperature and salinity, in the south.
Instead we have headed east, into the Kuroshio Current, which should give us a nice northerly push around the east coast of Taiwan. '