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date: 19 April 2018

Agulhas Current

Source:
A Dictionary of Weather
Author(s):

Storm Dunlop

Agulhas Current (Mozambique–Agulhas Current) 

The narrow, warm current, an extension of the Indian Ocean's South Equatorial Current, that flows south along the eastern coast of Africa. One of the fastest ocean currents, it may reach as much as 5 knots off South Africa. Most of its flow then turns eastward and merges with the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, but some may round the Cape of Good Hope into the South Atlantic.