Agulhas Current. Warm current flowing southward and westward from Mozambique Channel and Indian Ocean to SE Coast of Africa. Width is up to 50 miles; rate is occasionally nearly 4 knots. A.H. Initials of 'Anno Hegirae' (the year of the Flight of Mahomet). Epoch of Mahommedan Calendar, A.D. 622.
Ahead.Direction in front of ship. Position in front of ship.
'Ahoy.' Seaman's call to attract attention. Said, on good authority, to be a Viking cry.