oyashio cur-rent

Oyashio Current

[oi-uh-shee-oh; Japanese aw-yah-shee-aw]
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.
Also called Okhotsk Current.
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