South Equatorial Current

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Related to South Equatorial Current: North Equatorial Current, Pacific Equatorial Countercurrent
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Noun1.South Equatorial Current - an equatorial current that flows west across the Pacific just south of the equator
equatorial current - any of the ocean currents that flow westward at the equator
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These anomalies were an enhancement of the northern branch of the westward South Equatorial Current (SEC) as seen in December 2014 (Dohan et al.
derasa using a mixed-model approach demonstrated similar strong trends in gene flow along island chains, perpendicular to the South Equatorial Current [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURES 5B,C OMITTED]).
The barrier layer is maintained over the long term through freshening of the near-surface, warm pool by rainfall that is balanced by sporadic mixing with saltier waters transported by the South Equatorial Current from the central tropical and subtropical Pacific.

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