The Antilles Current, which is supposed to flow from the Atlantic North Equatorial Current along the Antilles and Bahamas island arc and contribute to the Gulf Stream, does not always exist. Data from the two most extensive grids of hydrographic surveys yet available in this region, one in summer and one in winter, show that mesoscale eddies dominate the baroclinic current field and the distribution of water properties....
Gunn, John T., and D. R. Watts. 1982. "On the currents and water masses north of the Antilles/Bahamas arc." Journal of Marine Research 40, (1). https://elischolar.library.yale.edu/journal_of_marine_research/1571