Nearshore



[neer-shawr, -shohr] /ˈnɪərˌʃɔr, -ˌʃoʊr/

adjective
1.
extending from or occurring along a .
nearshore
(nîr’shôr’)
The region of land extending between the backshore, or shoreline, and the beginning of the offshore zone. Water depth in this area is usually less than 10 m (33 ft).

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