North Pacific Current

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North′ Pacif′ic Cur′rent

a warm current flowing eastward across the Pacific Ocean.
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The debris is being carried by the Kuroshio Current, which becomes the North Pacific Current as it moves east.
The North Pacific Current is formed by the collision of the
And how much debris ends up on the Oregon Coast will largely depend on the time of year it arrives, as the North Pacific current separates before hitting the American coastline.
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