Slope water has been tracked on the European Shelf using drifters and gliders.
The deflection onto the shelf is not captured in models.
The slope water has a higher nitrate concentration that the shelf water, and supplies nutrients to the shelf.
Porter, M., Dale, A., Jones, S.C., Siemering, B., Inall, M.E. (2018). Cross-slope flow in the Atlantic Inflow Current driven by the on shelf deflection of a slope current. Deep-Sea Research Part I, in press. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2018.09.002