What is the strongest current in the world?
The world’s strongest ocean current, the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, is speeding up, according to new research, mostly because of rising ocean temperatures. The ACC carries water around the globe, pushing more water than any other ocean current.
Where is the strongest current in the world located?
SALTSTRAUMEN, NORWAY • The strongest tidal current in the world.
What causes Saltstraumen?
Why it happens. Saltstraumen, which means salt current, is created when the tide fills or empties the Skjerstad fjord. The height difference of the sea surface can be as much as 3 feet between the inside and the outside of the narrow sound.