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Tsugaru Current

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Tsugaru Current in the Tsugaru Channel between Honshu and Hokkaido
The ocean currents surrounding the Japanese Archipelago including the 1. Kuroshio Current, 2. Kuroshio extension, 3. Kuroshio counter-current, 4. Tsushima Current, 5. Tsugaru Current, 6. Sōya Current, 7. Oyashio Current, 8. Liman Current
Darren Miller's course across the Tsugaru Channel starting in Kodomari on Honshu and finishing near Shirakami Misaki on Hokkaido due to the Tsugaru Current
73-year-old Toshio Tominaga at start of Tsugaru Channel crossing in northern Japan

The Tsugaru Current flows through the Tsugaru Channel between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean, north of Honshu and south of Hokkaido in Japan.

Solo and relay swims across the Tsugaru Channel are supported and certified by the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association and Tsugaru Strait Swimming Association.

Tsugaru Channel Videos[edit]


Video of Brad McVetta crossing the Tsugaru Channel and the Tsugaru Current between Honshu and Hokkaido in Japan, courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean-navi and the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association


Video of Mo Siegel crossing the Tsugaru Channel in Japan, courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean-navi and the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association


Ryan Utsumi crossing the Tsugaru Channel courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean-navi and the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association on 20 June 2018.


Cameron Bellamy completing the Oceans Seven challenge with an 11 hour 7 minute crossing of the Tsugaru Channel on 20 June 2018.


Nora Toledano and Mariel Hawley completing a record-setting tandem swim across the Tsugaru Channel in 6 hours 20 minutes on 2 July 2018.

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